Slice of Life: Haiti 101: Testing Your knowledge of Haiti
I am a high school teacher by trade. Giving quizzes is in my blood. So let’s take a quiz to see how much you know about Haiti:
- After former slaves declared their independence on January 1st, 1804, they named their country “Ayiti” or “Haiti” for us English speakers. What does the word “Haiti” mean?
- “Ayiti” comes from what two languages?
- Who discovered Haiti?
- Through the importation of slaves and considerable environmental degradation, Haiti became one of the wealthiest Colonies in the Caribbean. What industries were the back bone of this wealth?
- What is the official language of Haiti? What is the unofficial language of Haiti?
- What the capital of Haiti?
Try to answer the question without looking at the answers below. Post how you did!