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AMH 2070: The History of Florida: Sunbelt

Resources from FSCJ Libraries and other online links for Florida History classes.

The Sunbelt of the Southern and Western United States

Briney, Amanda, “The Sunbelt of the Southern and Western United States,” Thoughtco.com 24 January 2018. https://www.thoughtco.com/sun-belt-in-united-states-1435569 Link worked as of 3/25/19]

"The Sun Belt is the region in the United States that stretches across the Southern and Southwestern portions of the country from Florida to California. The Sunbelt typically includes the states of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada, and California." -- Amanda Briney, "The Sunbelt of the Southern and Western United States (For full article click on link above)

The Invention That Changed the World

Air Conditioning

Robbins, Susanna. "Keeping Things Cool: Air-Conditioning In The Modern World." OAH Magazine Of History 18.1 (2003): 42. MasterFILE Complete. Web. 15 Nov. 2015. Permalink to FSCJ libraries: http://db08.linccweb.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=11267873&site=eds-live

Supplemental: 29 minute podcast of a 2002 interview with Marsha Ackermann, author of Cool Comfort: America’s Romance With Air-Conditioning (2002) on OAH’s weekly radio program Talking History. http://www.oah.org/site/assets/talkinghistory/2002/air.mp3 (it starts about minute 4:00 and 21:00