chap2_mc3_florida

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My Florida Report
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My state Tree Sabal Palm
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Florida bird
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My Flpwer
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My state animal is a Panther
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Floridas flag
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State Marine and Saltwater mammals manatees porpoises
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Scarey!!!! state reptile
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Floridas Fish—It’s saltwater— it’s a Sail fish
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State nickname Florida’s nickname is “The Sunshine State” because we have so much sunshine— except during hurricanes!
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First Inhabitants Florida’s first inhaitants appeared 12,000 years ago and were hunters and gatherers. The major tribes in the state are the Seminoles and the Miccosukee. One of the most Famous Native Americans in Florida was the Seminole Chief Osceola. He was a Seminole war leader. The Seminoles won the respect of U.S. soldiers for their fighting ability, bravery, and
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The Explorers Juan Ponce de León was a Spanish explorer the first explorers that we have
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Unformatted text preview: record of as landing in Florida. He landed in 1521. He name the land in honor of Pascua florida ("feast of the flowers). Hernando de Soto landed in 1539 looking for gold and silver. De Soto died near the Mississippi River in 1542, but the survivors of his expedition eventually reached Mexico searching for treasure. Florida became a state in 1845. Florida was the 27th state. The state capital is Tallahassee. Total Area- 58,560 square miles Rank among states in total area- 22nd Length north and south- 447 miles Width east and west- 361 miles Highest Point- 345 feet Beaches- 663 miles Capital -Tallahassee Population 2005 (estimate)- 17,789,864 (Rank 4th) Number of counties 67 Quick Facts!...
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