History of Florida
Try to answer these questions about the history of the state of Florida.
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What theme park was built near Orlando in 1971?
What beverage was invented to help the Florida Gators football team in 1965?
What national park was established in 1934?
What part of a ballot can be "fat", "pregnant", or "hanging" - as was
famously demonstrated in 2000?
What group of Native Americans fought three wars against the U.S. government in the 1800s?
What future President fought against those Native Americans while
serving as military governor of Florida?
What hurricane devastated South Florida in 1992?
Where were space shuttles launched from?
Who is given credit as the first European to explore Florida?
What was he looking for? (According to a dubious legend)
Fountain of Youth
What was explorer Hernando de Soto looking for when he visited Florida in 1539?
What city, founded in 1565, is the oldest European settlement in the U.S.?
What disease was eradicated from Florida in the 1940s with the help of DDT?
What drug did the Medellin Cartel bring into Miami in great amounts in the 1980s?
What stock car race was first held in 1959, and won by Lee Petty?
What two countries are the largest sources of Florida's foreign-born population?
What bearded, daiquiri-loving novelist lived in Key West from 1931 to 1939?
What 1930s architectural style is Miami's South Beach famous for?
In the 1880s, Ybor City was famous for its cigar industry. What city is Ybor City part of today?
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