Kristin N. Roth
     IUPUI
History
                  He was searching for the Fountain of
                  Youth


Ponce de León claimed Florida for...
History Contd.
When the U.S. gained Florida, there
  were wars until 1842 with the
        Seminole Indians
              ...
In what year did Florida become a
    state in the United States?
GOOD WORK!
Florida became a state in 1845.




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Geography
Florida is 500 miles long and 160
  miles wide



  Florida is the 3rd wettest state and is
covered by 11,761 sq...
Geography Contd.
Longest River: St. Johns at 273
  miles long
  Largest Lake: Lake Okeechobee at 700
  square miles
 The h...
Which states is Florida bordered by?
TRY AGAIN!
GOOD JOB!
Florida is bordered by Alabama and
  Georgia.



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Miscellaneous
                           Tree: Sabal
                           Palm
Capital :
Tallahassee
              N...
Miscellaneous Contd.
                     There are 67 counties in
                     Florida


Average Summer Temperatu...
What is Florida’s state capital?
TRY AGAIN!
GOOD JOB!
Tallahassee is the capital of Florida.




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Conclusion
• Florida is a very interesting state with
  many things to do. Most people do not
  know anything about the st...
Works Cited
• The Geography of Florida. (1998). Netstate. Retrieved (2010,
  January 27) from
  http://www.netstate.com/st...
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  1. 1. Kristin N. Roth IUPUI
  2. 2. History He was searching for the Fountain of Youth Ponce de León claimed Florida for Spain
  3. 3. History Contd. When the U.S. gained Florida, there were wars until 1842 with the Seminole Indians They were fighting over the land
  4. 4. In what year did Florida become a state in the United States?
  5. 5. GOOD WORK! Florida became a state in 1845. Home
  6. 6. Geography Florida is 500 miles long and 160 miles wide Florida is the 3rd wettest state and is covered by 11,761 square miles of water
  7. 7. Geography Contd. Longest River: St. Johns at 273 miles long Largest Lake: Lake Okeechobee at 700 square miles The highest point in Florida is Britton Hill, Lakewood Park and is 345 feet above sea level Largest County: Palm Beach at 2,578 square miles Smallest County: Union at 245 square miles
  8. 8. Which states is Florida bordered by?
  9. 9. TRY AGAIN!
  10. 10. GOOD JOB! Florida is bordered by Alabama and Georgia. Home
  11. 11. Miscellaneous Tree: Sabal Palm Capital : Tallahassee Nickname : Sunshine State
  12. 12. Miscellaneous Contd. There are 67 counties in Florida Average Summer Temperature: 81.6 (F) degrees Average Winter Temperature: 60.2 (F) degrees From June 1 through November 30 is Florida’s hurricane season
  13. 13. What is Florida’s state capital?
  14. 14. TRY AGAIN!
  15. 15. GOOD JOB! Tallahassee is the capital of Florida. Home
  16. 16. Conclusion • Florida is a very interesting state with many things to do. Most people do not know anything about the state though, only about the attractions. SO next time you go to Florida, you’ll know a few things. I hope everyone has learned something during this PowerPoint presentation, Home because I know I did!
  17. 17. Works Cited • The Geography of Florida. (1998). Netstate. Retrieved (2010, January 27) from http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/fl_geography.htm • Florida geography. (2006). Retrieved from http://www.floridasmart.com/facts/geography.htm • Florida quick facts. (2000). Retrieved from http://www.stateofflorida.com/Portal/DesktopDefault.aspx?tabid =95 • Florida Fun Facts. (1990). Census bureau. Retrieved (2010, January 27) from http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/kids/funfacts/florida.html Home

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