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200 Quick Looks at Florida History.

Author: James C Clark
Publisher: Pineapple Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James C Clark
ISBN: 1561647403 9781561647408
OCLC Number: 953234371
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Intro; The First Floridians; The First Floridians Arrived More Than Ten Thousand Years Ago; The Indians and the Coming of the European Explorers; The Legend of Pocahontas Beganin Florida, Not Virginia; A Trick Led to the Capture of the Indian Chief Osceola; Wanting a Fair Deal for the Indians Ended William Harney's Military Career; Tricking Florida's Indians For All They Were Worth; The Mystery Remains: How Did the Indian Chief Escape?; A Law the Indians Hated Became Their Salvation; Early Florida; Where Was the First European Settlement in North America? They Didn't Look Like Much, but Cows Arrived Here with the SpanishThe Spanish Landed Somewhere: The Big Question Is Where; Being Governor of Florida Was Not Exactly an Honor; The Early Spanish Envisioned Florida as a Great Empire; Once Huge, Florida Shrank as Everyone Took a Piece; After Nine Tries the Spanish Finally Built a Fort That Lasted; Cabeza de Vaca's Walk from Florida to Mexico Created a Golden Myth; A Storm Kept the French from Capturing Florida; The Spanish Ruled for Three Hundred Years, But Evidence Is Hard to Find; Another Independence Day: This One Was Celebrated on July 17th America Got a President While Florida Got a KingFlorida and the Military; A Home for Franciscan Missionaries Became an Army Barracks; Florida Declined Chance to Be Part of the Original Fifteen Colonies; A Future President Ignored Orders and Invaded Florida; While Building a Fort and a City, William Chase Created an Industry; Before They Were Finished, Florida's Forts Were Obsolete; Too Risky for the Mailman, So the Army Carried the Mail; The Nation Wanted War, But Floridians Were Leery; In the Race for Military Glory, Florida's Soldiers Were Left Behind For Many Captured Germans, Florida Became a Home away from HomeWas Captain Jack a Spy or Just Protecting His Family?; Honoring the British Pilots Who Lost Their Lives in Florida; The Nazis Land in Florida to Start a Campaign of Sabotage; The Civil War; With Few Reservations, Florida Left the Union; While the Civil War Raged, Florida Remained Calm; C.S.S. Florida Saw Plenty of Action, But Never Saw Florida; Confederate Armies Turned to Florida to Feed the Soldiers; A Confederate Officer's Story: Finding Glory and Death in War; With the Southern Cause Lost, the Secretary of War Slipped Away He Was Lovable and Kind, but He Helped Plot an AssassinationEight Years, Eight Governors, Through Florida's Revolving Door; School Days; One-Room Schoolhouse Times Were Tough for Teachers; When It Came to Schools, Florida Was a Slow Learner; The Bidding Was Fierce to Win Rollins College; Delaying Tactics Hindered Florida School Integration; Finding a Home for Florida University; A College Student Led the Way to the Creation of Junior High Schools; Black Teachers Suffered along with Black Students; A Scandal Cost Ocala the University of Florida

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