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Dominican Republic

(República Dominicana.)
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Columbus is said to have discovered the island of Santo Domingo which he called Hispaniola (1492), and the city of Santo Domingo was for long the centre of Spanish power in America. The country was occupied by American marines from 1916 to the adoption of a new constitution in 1924.

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1931

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