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French and Spanish Colonization (1706-1710)[edit | edit source]

French and Spanish forces seized the islands in 1706. British forces reclaimed the islands for Bermuda in 1710. [1]

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British Colonization (1783-present)[edit | edit source]

In 1710, the British captured the islands for Bermuda, The islands officially became a British colony with the Treaty of Paris in 1783. Continues today as a British Overseas Territory. [2] [3]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "History of the Turks and Caicos Islands," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Turks_and_Caicos_Islands#Bermudian_century, accessed 24 November 2020.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Turks and Caicos Islands," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turks_and_Caicos_Islands#European_Settlement, accessed 24 November 2020.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "History of the Turks and Caicos Islands," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Turks_and_Caicos_Islands, accessed 24 November 2020.