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Florida Web Sites: 1822 - 1844

Many of the following Web sites will be of interest to Florida educators. Please be aware that links may change at any time, and that neither the Florida Center for Instructional Technology nor the Florida Department of Education is responsible for the content of external Web sites.

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First Seminole War (1818)

A Brief Biography of Andrew Jackson 1767 - 1845

Explores the life of the seventh president of the United States, including his position as a military Governor of Florida while it was still a territory as well as his involvement in the First Seminole War.

First (Florida) Seminole War

Explains who was involved in the war and how it began. Also includes pictures.

Second Seminole War (1835)

History of Marion County

Affiliated with the American History and Genealogy Project.

Second Seminole War

A brief timeline and description of the events during the war.

Territorial Florida

DuVal, William Pope

Learn about one of the first governors of Territorial Florida.

Governor William Pope DuVal

A portrait and biography of this American frontiersman.

Territorial Florida 1821-1845

Describes the transition of Florida from a Spanish possession to a United States Territory. Included is a overview of Andrew Jackson's role, the politics, plantation issues, slavery, and economics. The site is primarily textual, but does contain several images.


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