How many time zones does Florida have?
What is Florida's nickname?
A: The "Sunshine State".
What body of water borders Florida to the west?
A: Gulf of Mexico.
Spain ceded Florida to the United States in exchange for
A: $5 million and American renunciation of any claims on Texas that they might
Which body of water borders Florida to the east?
A: Atlantic Ocean.
What was the coldest Florida temperature ever recorded?
A: −2 °F on February 13, 1899, in Tallahassee.
Where does Florida rand as far as the size of the
population compared to the other States?
A: It's the 4th most populous.
Before the Civil War how many free African Americans lived
A: Less than 1,000.
In 2011 how many retail gas stations did Florida have?
A: About 9,000.
In 2004,what four hurricanes savaged Florida?
A: Hurricanes Charley, Frances, Ivan, and Jeanne.
What is the state capital of Florida?
What kind of warfare tactics did Seminole Indian warriors
employ against United States Army troops for seven years until 1842?
A: Guerrilla tactics.
What is the largest city in Florida?
How many people lived in Florida in 1900?
What is the largest metropolitan area in Florida?
A: The Miami metropolitan area.
Florida's coastline is the longest in the contiguous United
States with how many miles of coastline?
A: Approximately 1350 miles.
In what year did French Protestant Huguenots establish Fort
Florida is the only state that has a border on both the
Gulf of Mexico and the what?
A: Atlantic Ocean.
Who was the first European explorer to visit Florida?
A: Juan Ponce de León of Spain.
Florida's economy relies mainly on agriculture, and
transportation, and what?
What is the elevation of Briton Hill, Florida's highest
A: 345 feet.
Florida was probably first inhabited by Paleo-Indians
perhaps as early as how long ago?
A: 14 thousand years.
Florida was the first of what would become the continental
United States to be visited by Europeans, and who was the earliest known
A: Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León.
Set on June 29, 1931 in Monticello, what is the hottest
temperature ever recorded in Florida?
A: 109 °F .
On what date did Ponce de León spot the Florida peninsula?
A: April 2, 1513.
What animal, which the natives had eaten into extinction
10,000 years previously, was reintroduced into North America and Florida by
European explorers in 1538?
A: The horse.
From June 1 to November 30 is what season in Florida?
Africans and African Americans from the southern British
colonies in North America went to Florida looking for what?
A: Freedom from slavery.
In what year did Spain cede Florida to the United States?
In the Dade Massacre, Seminole Indians ambushed and killed
all but one in a group of 110 Army troops marching from Fort Brooke to reinforce
A: Fort King.
Warm weather and miles of beaches attract about how many
visitors to Florida per year?
A: 60 million.
In March of 1845, Florida became what?
A: The 27th state.
White settlers began to establish cotton plantations
requiring a large number of what?
A: Slave laborers.
In the Deep South, how many African Americans were forced
to move to the region as slaves?
A: nearly one million.
On January 10, 1861, Florida declared its secession from
the Union, and ten days later became a founding member of what?
A: The Confederate States of America.
What were the two largest civil war battles in Florida,
both Confederate victories?
A: The battle of Olustee and the battle of Natural Bridge.
As far as population is concerned, until the mid-20th
century, Florida was what?
A: The least populous Southern state.
In 1900, what percentage of the people living in Florida
were African American?
A: Nearly 44%.
Where does Florida rank in population with the other US
A: 4th most populous.
Florida is near several Caribbean countries, the best known
being the Bahamas and what?
Only Alaska and Michigan are larger than Florida in what?
A: Water area .
What is both the highest point in Florida and the lowest
highpoint of any state?
A: Britton Hill.
Due to Global warming, Miami is one of the most vulnerable
regions in the world to what?
A: Rising sea levels.
What is the average daily temperature of Florida making it
the warmest state in the union?
A: 70.7 °F
Central Florida experiences more "what" than anywhere else
in the US?
A: lightning strikes.
How many hurricanes struck Florida from 1851 to 2006?
Which hurricane has been the second most expensive in the
history of Florid?
How many different kinds of wildflowers can be found in
A: About 3,000.
How much of Florida's energy is generated through renewable
A: About 4%.
The Florida panther is close to extinction with a record 23
panthers killed in 2009, mostly from what?
A: Being hit by automobiles.
The Atlantic beaches that are being washed out to sea
because of what?
A: The rising sea levels from climate change.
Florida has the biggest deposits of what of any state in
How much money did sinkhole damage claims on property in
Florida cost from 2006 through 2010?
A: More than $2 billion.
What industry makes up the largest sector of the Florida
Florida has how many miles of interstate highway?
A: 1,473 miles.
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