• History of Florida

  • A Captivating Guide to the People and Events That Shaped the History of the Sunshine State
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Jason Saffir
  • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (10 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

If you want to discover the enchanting history of Florida, pay attention!

Sunshine, beaches, sports teams, amusement parks, and more contribute to Florida being ranked as the second most visited state in the United States of America. People flock to Florida to enjoy its weather, culture, people, and rich history.

Florida’s history spans thousands of years, lasting from prehistoric times up to today. The Ice Age, European exploration, wars, the Cuban Revolution, and the Space Race have all woven together to create today’s Florida. With this unique blend of cultures, Florida is able to distinguish itself from the other 50 states.

In History of Florida: A Captivating Guide to the People and Events That Shaped the History of the Sunshine State, you will explore topics such as:

  • The indigenous people of the area and how they interacted with the European settlers
  • The early settlements of Florida, including a look at St. Augustine, the oldest continuously occupied settlement in the US
  • The relationship between the Spanish and British settlers and their disputes over the land
  • The annexation of Florida to the United States
  • The brutality of the Civil War and how it impacted the Sunshine State
  • The reconstruction era and how it affected Florida’s economy and government
  • Cuba’s Castro and how the Cuban people have influenced the state
  • Florida’s important role in the Space Race
  • The controversial election that saw George Bush become president
  • Florida’s devastating hurricane seasons
  • And much more!

Buy this audiobook now to learn more about the history of Florida!

©2022 Captivating History (P)2022 Captivating History
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short, but full of info

even though I've read a lot of American history, I was still surprised by a few things including how much of a role in which Florida played during the American revolution

great read n great narrator