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Jamaican People Of British Descent Unknown Author 465

Jamaican People Of British Descent

Unknown Author 465

Published July 27th 2011
ISBN : 9781156981467
36 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Jamaican people of English descent, Jamaican people of Scottish descent, Colin Powell, Ziggy Marley,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Jamaican people of English descent, Jamaican people of Scottish descent, Colin Powell, Ziggy Marley, Mary Seacole, Bob Marley, Michael Manley, Sean Paul, Damian Marley, Tami Chynn, Edward Seaga, Harry J, Norman Manley, Stephen Marley, Robert Wedderburn, Rohan Marley, Martine Beswick, William Davidson, Tessanne Chin, James Dawkins, Scottish Jamaican, Lewis Hutchinson, George William Gordon, Peter Beckford, Julian Marley, Norval Marley, Cedella Marley. Excerpt: Colin Luther Powell (pronounced- born April 5, 1937) is an American statesman and a retired four-star general in the United States Army. He was the 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005), serving under President George W. Bush. He was the first African American appointed to that position. During his military career, Powell also served as National Security Advisor (1987-1989), as Commander of the U.S. Army Forces Command (1989) and as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989-1993), holding the latter position during the Gulf War. He was the first, and so far the only, African American to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Colin Luther Powell was born on April 5, 1937 in Harlem, a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan, to Jamaican immigrant parents Maud Arial (n e McKoy) and Luther Theophilus Powell. He also has Scottish ancestry. Powell was raised in the South Bronx and attended Morris High School, a former public school in the Bronx, from which he graduated in 1954. While at school, he worked at a local baby furniture store where he picked up Yiddish from the shopkeepers and some of the customers. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in geology from the City College of New York in 1958 and was a self-admitted C average student. He was later able to earn a Master of Business Administration degree from the George Washington ...