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06/08/1962 Jamaica becomes independent after 300 years of British rule

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Jamaican Independence (1962)

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Selected Originals - Jamaican Independence - 62/65 (1962)

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Selected Originals - Jamaican Independence - 62/65 (1962)

Jamaica was a British colony after it was captured from Spain and subsequently formally ceded by Spain. After the end of WW2, decolonization started over the world. The transition of Jamaica into an independent state began and the UK Parliament granted it their independence. Jamaican flag replaced the Union Jack through the country.
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