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When Chocolate was Medicine: Colmenero, Wadsworth and Dufour, Christine A. Jones

Jones, Christine A. "When Chocolate Was Medicine: Colmenero, Wadsworth and Dufour." Publicdomainreview.org. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2016.

How would this sentence need to be changed in order to be grammatically correct? (lines 17-19)

"Spain had occupied the Aztec territories since the time of Cortés in the 1540s the first Spanish-language description of chocolate dates from the year 1552 whereas the British and French were only beginning to establish a colonial presence in the Caribbean and South America during the 1620s and 30s."

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No Change.

B

Spain had occupied the Aztec territories since the time of Cortés in the 1540s and the first Spanish-language description of chocolate dates from the year 1552; whereas the British and French were only beginning to establish a colonial presence in the Caribbean and South America during the 1620s and 30s.

C

Spain had occupied the Aztec territories since the time of Cortés in the 1540s. The first Spanish-language description of chocolate dates from the year 1552. Whereas the British and French were only beginning to establish a colonial presence in the Caribbean and South America during the 1620s and 30s.

D

Spain had occupied the Aztec territories since the time of Cortés in the 1540s and the first Spanish-language description of chocolate dates from the year 1552, and whereas the British and French were only beginning to establish a colonial presence in the Caribbean and South America during the 1620s and 30s.