Course Catalog

Florida History (#2100350)

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Graduation Requirements:

Elective Courses: 8 credits.


Disitrict developed district final.

Placement Consideration:

Florida History is a semester academic elective that may be taken at any semester point from 9th -12th grade.


No prerequisite required.

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Approved Resources:

District developed curriculum

 Florida Memory resources

DBQ Project - Florida Mini-Q Binder

Course Description:

The grade 9-12 Florida History course consists of the following content area strands: World History, American History, Geography, Humanities, Civics and Government. The primary content emphasis for this course pertains to the study of the chronological development of the state of Florida by examining the political, economic, social, military and cultural events that affected the state. Students will be exposed to the historical, geographic, political, economic, and sociological events which influenced the progression of Florida including, but not limited to, the evolution of Florida's diverse heritage through Spanish, French, British and American occupations, Florida's Native American population, United States annexation and territorial experience, statehood and an analysis of Florida's first constitution, Florida's system of slavery, Florida under the Confederacy and Reconstruction, Florida's role as a part of the new South, technological and urban transformations of the state, the evolution of Florida lifestyles and ideals over the centuries, the historic evolution of the Florida economy, Florida's diverse geographic regions and population groups, state government, modern day Florida's successes and challenges, and the projection of Florida's future development.