A Concise History of Florida (Brief History)

A Concise History of Florida Brief History In Spanish explorer Ponce de Le n first set foot on Florida s east coast The land he discovered was a geographic anomaly so distinctive that astronaut Neil Armstrong said Florida was the first s

  • Title: A Concise History of Florida (Brief History)
  • Author: James C. Clark
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 351
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • In 1513, Spanish explorer Ponce de Le n first set foot on Florida s east coast The land he discovered was a geographic anomaly so distinctive that astronaut Neil Armstrong said Florida was the first shape on earth he recognized on his return from a visit to the moon 456 years later This unique state witnessed momentous events from the 1959 arrival of the first Cuban exilIn 1513, Spanish explorer Ponce de Le n first set foot on Florida s east coast The land he discovered was a geographic anomaly so distinctive that astronaut Neil Armstrong said Florida was the first shape on earth he recognized on his return from a visit to the moon 456 years later This unique state witnessed momentous events from the 1959 arrival of the first Cuban exiles under Fidel Castro to the 1981 launch of the Columbia, the first space shuttle Join author and historian James C Clark as he chronicles the history of the Sunshine State in this concise and captivating history.

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    1. Florida's history isn't all Disney, beaches, and sunshine. Florida's rough and wild history is seeped in an overabundance of war, slavery, political struggle, exploitation of native peoples, exploitation of natural resources, natural disasters, etc, that it truly is a wonder Florida has evolved into what we know it as today, the current hot spot for both tourists and retirees. "A Concise History of Florida" is an informative and interesting read written in a bare bones, easy-to-read style that j [...]

    2. It was an interesting read especially since we are going to be moving to Florida in the summer. I always find life more interesting if you know the history of where you are.

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