Florida History Timeline

Florida History Timeline
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Native Indians of Florida included the Apalachee, Calusa, Cherokee, Seminoles, Timucuan and Tocobago
Statehood: Florida was admitted to the Union on March 3, 1845
Constitution: 27th State to be admitted to the Union
State Motto: "In God We Trust"
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   Origin of the name - Spanish for the word 'flowery'. Juan Ponce de Leon landed on the shores of Florida in April of 1513. It is believed that he called the area "la Florida" in honor of Spain's Easter time celebration "Pascua florida" (feast of the flowers) 
     
  1513Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon claimed the region but unable to establish a colony due to Indian attacks 
     
  1539Spanish Hernando de Soto (1500-1542) landed in the Tampa Bayon May 30, 1539 with 10 ships carrying over 600 soldiers and priests problems with Indians forced them to Mexico  
     
  1564French missionaries settle Fort Caroline 
     
  1565Spanish troops drive the French out of Florida 
     
  17561756 - 1763 - The Seven Years War (French and Indian War) due to disputes over land is won by Great Britain. France gives England all French territory east of the Mississippi River, except New Orleans. The Spanish give up east and west Florida to the English in return for Cuba. 
     
  17751775 - 1783 - The American Revolution creates the United States of America. The Revolution was due to the British burden of taxes and total power to legislate any laws governing the American colonies. George Washington led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War (American War of Independence) 
     
  1776July 4, 1776 - United States Declaration of Independence 
     
  1778July 10, 1778 - France declares war against Britain and makes an alliance with the American revolutionary forces 
     
  1783September 3, 1783 - The Treaty of Paris is signed by the victorious United States and the defeated Great Britain 
     
  18121812 - 1815 - The War of 1812 between U.S. and Great Britain, ended in a stalemate but confirmed America's Independence 
     
  18131813 - 1814: The Creek Indian War - At the start of the 1500's the Creeks occupied nearly all of southeast United States. Their defeat at the battle in Lumpkin County near Slaughter Gap forced them to travel farther and farther West 
     
  1840African American slaves made up almost half of the population of the State 
     
  1845Statehood - The Date that Florida was admitted to the Union - March 3, 1845. Constitution - Florida was the 27th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " In God We Trust " 
     
  1858The Seminole Wars forced all but a few Native Americans out of Florida 
     
  18611861 - 1865: The American Civil War. In 1859 John Brown raided Harpers Ferry and set in motion events that led directly to the outbreak of the Civil War. outbreak of the Civil War. Abraham Lincoln, a known opponent of slavery, was elected president and in 1861 the South Secedes. The initial Secession of South Carolina was followed by the secession of Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina. These eleven states eventually formed the Confederate States of America. The bombardment of Fort Sumter was the opening engagement of the American Civil War. 
     
  1865The surrender of Robert E. Lee on April 9 1865 signalled the end of the Confederacy 
     
  18651865 December 6 - The Abolishment of Slavery. The Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is ratified, thus officially abolishing slavery 
     
  18981898-1901 The Spanish American War. On December 10, 1898 the Treaty of Paris the US annexes Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines. 
     
Florida History Timeline

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Origin of the State name - Spanish for the word 'flowery'. Juan Ponce de Leon landed on the shores of Florida in April of 1513. It is believed that he called the area "la Florida" in honor of Spain's Eastertime celebration "Pascua florida" (feast of the flowers). History Timelines of the United States of America provide fast facts and information about famous events in history, such as those detailed in the Florida History Timeline, precipitated a significant change in American State history. This historical timeline is suitable for students of all ages, children and kids. This major historical event of America is arranged in the Florida History Timeline by chronological, or date order, providing an actual sequence of this past event which was of significance to American State history. Many historical State events, such as detailed in the Florida History Timeline, occurred during times of crisis, evolution or change in the USA. Many of the famous American events as detailed in the Florida History Timeline of this State and describe famous, critical and major incidents in the history of the United States of America. The specific period in state history detailed in the Florida History Timeline led to great changes in the development of America. The Florida timeline provides fast information via the State timeline which highlights the key dates and major historical significance in a fast information format. Specific information can be seen at a glance with concise and accurate details of historical State events. The chronologies of famous people, places and events, including the Explorers, Pioneers, Native Indians, Settlers and Leaders in this famous American State are detailed in the Florida History Timeline.

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