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History of Migration

- Trinidad Timeline
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Tobago Timeline
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Emigration from T&T

Ethnic Groups

Africans
- The Slave Trade
- Free Colored
- West African Workers
- Liberated Slaves
- African Repatriation
Americans
- Canadians
- Panama Canal Zone
- Venezuelans
- War of 1812 Veterans
- WW II Service men
- West Indians
Asians
- Chinese
- East Indians
- Lebanese & Syrians
Europeans
- Corsicans
- Courlanders
- Dutch
- English
- French
- Germans
- Irish
- Jews
- Portuguese
- Scots
- Spanish

Europe

After Columbus' voyages to the New World, European countries looked to the West Indies as the gateway to America. Many different countries established footholds in the area, engaged in trade and waged war. Although Trinidad and Tobago were developed later than other islands, such as Barbados and Cuba, many different nationalities had an impact on them. The most significant of those people were the:

Corsicans
Courlanders
Dutch
English
European Jews
French
Germans
Irish
Portuguese
Scots
Spanish

 


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