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Florida, its history and its romance: the oldest settlement in the United States, associated with the most romantic events of American history, under the Spanish, French, English, and American flags, 1497-1904.

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Date Issued:
1904
Summary:
History of Florida from the expedition of Ponce de Leon in 1513 through the first years of the twentieth century.
Title: Florida, its history and its romance: the oldest settlement in the United States, associated with the most romantic events of American history, under the Spanish, French, English, and American flags, 1497-1904.
Spine and cover title:: History of Florida.
Name(s): Fairbanks, George R. (George Rainsford), 1820-1906
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Genre: text
Issuance: monographic
Copyright Date: 1898
Date Issued: 1904
Publisher: H. & W.B. Drew
Place of Publication: Jacksonville, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: xiii, 311 pages : illustrations, portraits, map ; 20 cm.
Language(s): English
Summary: History of Florida from the expedition of Ponce de Leon in 1513 through the first years of the twentieth century.
Table of Contents: 1513. How Florida was discovered. Ponce de Leon's search for the Fountain of Youth -- 1520. The slave-hunting expedition of Vasquez d'Ayllon, and voyages of Miruelo, De Cordova, and Alaminos, seeking for gold in Florida -- 1527. Panfilo de Narvaez's march through Florida from Clear Water Bay to Appalachee -- 1528. How Narvaez and his men undertook to reach Mexico in their boats -- 1528-38. Story of the remarkable adventures of Cabeca de Vaca -- The strange attraction Florida had for adventurers -- 1539. The story of how the famous cavalier, Hernando de Soto, undertook the conquest of Florida -- 1539. De Soto's march through East Florida -- 1540. The Battle of Mauvilla -- 1539-42. Route of De Soto's expedition through Florida and his subsequent journey to the Mississippi River -- 1549-60. An account of some other expeditions to Florida -- 1562. The coming of French Huguenots to Florida under Ribaut -- 1564. The second French Huguenot expedition to Florida under Ren´e de Laudonni`ere -- 1565. The French expedition under Ribaut, sent by Coligny, to relieve Fort Caroline -- 1565. Shipwreck of Ribaut's vessels on the coast of Florida -- 1565-67. The troubles which beset Menendez in founding his colony -- 1567. The notable revenge executed by the French captain, Dominic de Gourgues, on the Spaniards in Florida, to avenge the massacre of the Huguenots at Fort Caroline and Matanzas -- 1567. How De Gourgues captured the Spanish forts on the St. John's River and hung the prisoners, "not as Spaniards, but traitors, thieves, and murderers" -- 1567-91. Menendez returns to Florida -- 1663-96. Settlement of Carolina, and French exploration of the Mississippi -- 1702-4. Governor Moore, of South Carolina, makes an attack upon St. Augustine -- 1719. Pensacola captured by the French -- 1740. Siege of St. Augustine -- 1742. Governor Monteano's attack upon Oglethorpe at St. Simon's Island -- 1763-70. The English occupation of Florida -- 1776-81. Florida during the Revolutionary War -- 1783-1817. Reoccupation of the Floridas by Spain -- 1821-36. Florida becomes a Territory of the United States -- 1836-40. Continuation of the Indian war under Generals Scott, Jesup, and Taylor -- 1840-42. Continuation of the Florida war -- 1842-57. Recuperation of Florida -- 1857-61. The secession of Florida -- 1864-65. The attempted military occupation of northern Florida by General Seymour -- 1865-75. After the war -- 1875-90. End of the reconstruction period -- 1890-98. Increase of population -- 1989-1901. Influence of orange-growing in developing Florida -- 1901. The burning of Jacksonville -- The rebuilding of Jacksonville after its great conflagration -- Florida's Governors, Delegates, Representatives in Congress, and Senators, 1821-1904 -- The Indian War claim recovered by the State.
Identifier: AAA6243QF00004/30/200301/26/200419584BfamIa D0QF (FCLAZ), ONICF145- 9 (Source), FHP C CF 2003-04-30 (SNX), FCLA url 20040122xOCLC (snx), 54085728 (oclc), CF00001619 (IID), 2571313 (digitool), ucf:13925 (fedora)
Note(s): "With a new and accurate map of Florida. School edition, with questions in appendix." -- Title page.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2003. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
Subject(s): America -- Discovery and exploration
Florida -- History
European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821
Territorial Florida, 1821-1845
Ante-Bellum Florida, 1845-1861
Civil War in Florida, 1861-1865
Economics and Society: Post-Civil War Florida, 1865-1913
History
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Owner Institution: UCF
Original Title: Florida, its history and its romance: the oldest settlement in the United States, associated with the most romantic events of American history...
(OCoLC)01526809
Is Part of Series: Florida Heritage Collection.
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