Did you know that Florida was once a British colony? For 20 years, the British tried to turn Florida into a thriving colony. This episode explores the British experience in the south and discusses the role of Floridians during the American Revolutionary War.
The early 20th century was a time of tremendous social change in the United States. The period was known as the Progressive Era, and as this episode of Fast Florida History explains, Florida’s experiences were unique.
The American Civil War erupted out of a national struggle over slavery and the rights of states to protect that institution. Florida was one of the first states to leave the Union and join the Confederacy. This video looks at the causes and impacts of America’s Civil War in Florida.
Florida’s population is now nearly 22 million people, but who were the very first people to call Florida home? This video looks at the lives of the earliest Floridians.
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