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 Florida - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Florida is situated mostly on a large peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida.
Florida has the highest average precipitation of any state, in large part because afternoon thunderstorms are common in most of the state from late spring until early autumn.
Until the mid-twentieth century, Florida was the least populous Southern state; however, the local climate, tempered by the growing availability of air conditioning, made the state a haven, and migration from the Rust Belt and the Northeast sharply increased the population.
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 List of governors of Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Florida became as United States territory by the terms of the Adams-Onís Treaty in 1821 and joined the Union as the twenty-seventh state on March 3, 1845.
For governors of Florida prior to it becoming a possession of the United States, see the List of Colonial Governors of Florida.
Lists of territorial executives:  American Samoa • District of Columbia ;• Guam • Northern Mariana Islands Puerto Rico  Virgin Islands
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 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Florida
The current Governor of Florida is Republican Jeb Bush, brother of U.S. President George W. Bush and son of former U.S. President George H. Bush.
Thirty-eight of Florida's sixty-seven counties are in an MSA.
Although Florida is the traditional home to Major League Baseball's spring training, and nearly 2/3 of all MLB teams still have a spring training presence in the state, Florida did not have a permanent major-league-level professional sports team until the American Football League added the Miami Dolphins in 1966.
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Florida has a bicameral state legislature with a Senate of 40 members and a House of 120 members.
Florida is a peninsula, with the Atlantic Ocean as its eastern border and the Gulf of Mexico as its western border.
Florida is also a place in the State of New York: see Florida, New York.
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 Florida - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Florida is one of the nine states which do not impose a personal income tax (list of others).
Florida was also the site of the second most costly single weather disaster in U.S. history, Hurricane Andrew, which caused more than twenty-five billion dollars ($25,000,000,000) in damage when it struck on August 12, 1992.
Florida's large and diverse Hispanic community consists particularly of Cubans in Miami and Tampa, Puerto Ricans in Tampa and Orlando, and Mexican migrant workers in inland West-Central and South Florida.
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 North Carolina Governors
North Carolina's history as an organized governing system led by a governor may be viewed in five chronological stages: the Virginia colony, the southern plantation, the Lords Proprietors, the Royal colony, and the state of North Carolina.
A chronology of governors serving during each of these stages is listed at the bottom of the page.
Theactions of the Virginia governor outpaced his authority under the English Crown, and the Southern Plantation and its Commander were short-lived.
statelibrary.dcr.state.nc.us /nc/stgovt/governor.htm   (958 words)

The Florida Bar, with more than 78,000 members, is the statewide professional and regulatory organization for lawyers.
Major daily newspaper reports about The Florida Bar, the legal profession, judiciary and lawyer discipline are included in the Daily News Summary, which is prepared Monday through Friday.
The Florida Supreme Court Judicial Nominating Commission is seeking applicants to fill the position of Statewide Prosecutor.
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 Museum - Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
He came to Florida in the 1830s and became a leader among the areaÂ’s plantation owners.
During the years before the Civil War, Governor Perry foresaw the possibility that Florida might secede from the Union, and in 1858 urged the reestablishment of the stateÂ’s militia.
After his term as governor ended, Perry served as colonel of the 7th Florida Regiment until illness forced his retirement.
dhr.dos.state.fl.us /museum/collections/governors/about.cfm?id=11   (133 words)

 Florida's Political Past - Complete List (by Name)
The collection covers his terms in the Florida Legislature, the U.S. Senate, and as Governor of Florida (although his official papers as Governor are held by the State Archives).
Blodgett regarding her Florida campaign for Congress, 1928; one to "Cora" regarding her work as a diplomat in Denmark and the "cold reception" by Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes to the idea of becoming his assistant, 1934.
The Florida House of Representatives Record Subgroup is comprised of correspondence, news clippings, and legislation files that document his political activities from 1929-1930.
web.uflib.ufl.edu /spec/pkyonge/political/completelistbyname.htm   (9965 words)

 Terms - William D. Bloxham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He served as the thirteenth and seventeenth List of Florida Governors of Florida in two non-consecutive terms.
Prior to his first term as governor, he served in the Florida House of Representatives.
Born in Leon County, Florida, he was only the second governor of Florida to be born in the state.
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 Museum - Office of Cultural & Historical Programs
Upon the death of Governor Dan McCarty on September 28, 1953, Johns—then President of the Senate—became Florida's chief executive.
Johns resumed his place in the Florida Senate in 1955, serving through 1966.
Governor Johns was a strong advocate of prison reform throughout his legislative career.
dhr.dos.state.fl.us /museum/collections/governors/about.cfm?id=39   (107 words)

 Just Read, Florida!
My goal is to ensure that all Florida students are able to read at or above grade level by the year 2012.
Florida's students continue to make progress in acquiring necessary reading skills.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records.
www.justreadflorida.com   (286 words)

 Top20Florida.com - Your Top20 Guide to Florida!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Central Florida is known as the Lightning Capital of the World as it experiences more lightning strikes than anywhere else in the world.
List of All-Time High and Low Temperatures by State
Floridians of British ancestry are dominant in most coastal cities, while Floridians of American ancestry dominate the culturally Southern areas of inland North Florida.
top20florida.com   (3189 words)

 State Home Page Links and List of Governors
The Governor is the chief executive officer of each of our 50 States.
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wyoming.
For just pennies (the cost of paper and ink) you can have attractive, full-color books for your library.
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 Office of Student Financial Assistance - Modified on 110105 and 080306   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Below is a list of State of Florida Grant and Scholarship Programs administered by the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
Each program name will link you to a program description that includes eligibility requirements, application procedures, award amounts, and renewal requirements.
William L. Boyd, IV, Florida Resident Access Grant - (pdf)
www.firn.edu /doe/bin00065/splist.htm   (143 words)

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