By the middle of the 18th century the island was dotted with more than 150 cane-processing windmills--each the focal point of a sizeable plantation.
The earliest occupation at the ‘Little Deep Site’ dates to 3106 BCE, but this is only one of about forty sites that show evidence of the island’s colonizers.
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It would be difficult to overestimate the impact on Antigua's history of the arrival, one fateful day in 1684, of Sir Christopher Codrington.
The government has three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial.
Its common law legal system is based on the English model.