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AMH 2070: History of Florida: History of FL Quick Look

This libguide is designed to support the AMH 2070 course in the history of Florida emphasizes the explorations, U.S. acquisitions, Convention of St. Joseph, Civil War and Reconstruction, and Florida's growth in the 20th Century.

Early Inhabitants

 Timucua warriors with weapons and tattoo regalia in Florida circa 1562

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

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Timucuan Indians

Ponce de Leon

Seminoles

Second Seminole War

Osceola

Wheeler-Howard Bill (Indian Reorganization Act)

Florida Historic Businesses

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Lumber Industry: North Florida Timber Timeline

History of  Florida's phosphate industry

Florida railroads - Library Resources

Florida sponging - Exploring Florida: A Social Studies Resource for Students and Teachers

Cigar industry in Florida - Florida Memory Project 

Bittersweet: The Rise and Fall of the Citrus Industry in Florida - Florida Memory Project

Florida Prohibition - Florida Memory Project  

Missions & Forts

FL Fort Pickens Battery

By Ebyabe (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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St. Francis Barracks - Florida National Guard

      The Dept. of Military Affairs: St. Francis Barracks: Frontier Monastery to State Arsenal

Pensacola Fort - Fort Pickens (1834) - Library Resources 

Fort Gadsden National Historic Site 

Fort Matanzas - National Park Service

Castillo de San Marcos - National Park Service

       Castillo de San Marcos - Library Resources

Fort Jefferson - Dry Tortugas - National Park Service

       Fort Jefferson - Library Resources

Camp Blanding - Library Resources

 

Prohibition and the South Florida Connection

Writers in Florida

Palmetto Leaves, by Harriet Beecher Stowe was written about her winters in Mandarin, Florida. 

Photo courtesy of: J. R. Osgood and Co. in Boston [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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Jacques LeMoyne - sketched early life in Florida

     Florida Memory Project: Jacques LeMoyne

Harriet Beecher Stowe - Library Resources 

Ernest Hemingway in Florida - Library Resources 

Zora Neale Hurston in Florida - Library Resouces 

Tennessee Williams in Florida - Library Resources

Sidney Lanier in Florida - Library Resources 

Ralph Waldo Emerson in Florida - Library Resources

John James Audubon in Florida - Library Resources

Frederic Remington in Florida - Library Resources 

Florida Tourism

        

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Cape Canaveral Space Program - Library Resources 

Ostrich Racing - The Jacksonville Historical Society

Alligator Farm - Florida Memory Project

Cypress Gardens - Florida Memory Project

Ringling Brothers Circus - Library Resources 

Florida's Fountain of Youth - Library Resources 

Disney in Florida - Library Resources 

Henry Flagler's Hotels - Library Resources 

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