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1 State nickname: The Sunshine State State Motto: In God we trust FLORIDAState nickname: The Sunshine StateState Motto: In God we trust
2 FLORIDA HISTORY Florida was the 27th state to be ratified to the U.S. Date of Statehood: March 3,1845Ratified to the U.S.: November 5,1868State Name of Origin: Latin FlavorFlorida was the 27th state to be ratified to the U.S.
3 State Fish State Flag State Animal State Gem State Beverage State Shell
4 The Atlantic Ocean provides the eastern border of Florida. On the western side of Florida is the Gulf of Mexico.The bordering states of Florida are Georgia and Alabama.The highest point in Florida is Britton Hill, Lakewood Park in Walton County and is 345 feet above sea level. The lowest point in Florida is sea level where Florida meets the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico.Florida FactsFlorida's natural resources include trees, citrus fruit, sugar canes, fish, beaches, water, and cattle.
5 The Timucua TribeThe Timucua were American Indian people who lived in Northeast and North Central Florida and southeast Georgia. They were the largest indigenous group in that area and consisted of about 35 chiefdoms, many leading thousands of people. The various groups of Timucua spoke several different dialects of the Timucua language. At the time of European contract, the territory occupied by speakers of Timucuan dialects occupied about 19,200 square miles and was home to between 50,000 and 200,000 Timucuans. It stretched from the Altamaha River and Cumberland Island in present day Georgia as far south as Lake Georgia in central Florida , and from the Atlantic Ocean west to the Aucilla River in the Florida panhandle, though it reached th e Gulf of Mexico at no more than a couple of points.
6 Juan Ponce de LeonJuan Ponce de Leon was born in He was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. He became the first Governor of Puerto Rico by appointment of the Spanish crown. He led the first European expedition to Florida, which he named. He is associated with the legend of the Fountain of Youth, reputed to be in Florida.
7 Famous People Pitt Bull -Rapper Arianna Grande - Singer LeBron James - Basket Ball PlayerPitt Bull -Rapper
8 Places to Visit Sea World Orlando Walt Disney World Universal Orlando ResortWalt Disney World