Florida's name is derived from Spanish Florida,its meaning is "a place to spend."Ten thousand years ago to the Indians that live within the state.1513 Spaniards first came to the state,then gradually from the Spanish explorer who in 1565 established the United States oldest St. Augustine (St. Augustine) colonies.Subsequently Frenchman also told here with the British colonization,but without success.1821 on the U.S. territory.March 3,1845 became the twenty-seventh state.1861 quit to join the South,after the end of the civil war in 1868 and re-join the United States.
State transportation is very convenient,there are more than two hundred airports,the most famous city is Miami,population 340, 000,almost all new buildings.Largest city Jacksonville (Jacksonville),population 550, 000.State capital Tallahassee (Tallahassee) in northwestern Honshu,population seventy thousand.Tampa (Tampa) is a peninsula on the western Gulf Coast port,population 280, 000,the main export goods are phosphorite.Orlando (Orlando) is definitely to go through the cities of Florida,for all ages Recreation Center as Walt Disney World (Walt Disney World),Universal Studios (Universal Studio),Sea World (Sea World),and other large and small theme parks and countless leisure hotel,creating a supreme tourist standing here.
There are nine state universities,which was founded in 1853 as the largest of the University of Florida,located in the root Sweeney (Gainesville),in central Honshu,students over twenty thousand. State characteristics are three: First,it is the most southerly of the continental U.S. states,the southern tip of the state of nature has a tropical climate; central and northern sub-tropical climate,warm and no winter.Produced vegetables,pomelo,grapefruit,oranges produced over California,the first one listed.Second,the annual output of phosphorite (phosphate rock) over twenty million tons,is also listed among the states first.Manufacture of phosphate rock phosphate is the main raw material.Third,the central east coast of Honshu Kennedy Corner Cape Kennedy,is NASA's launch site,the Apollo rockets and space shuttles are launched from the side.Fourth,the state's highest percentage of population growth.Still increasing rapidly in recent years,because it is the state of the U.S. East Coast winter resort.After retirement of the elderly like to come here to live.
Honshu climate,warm in winter and hot in summer,abundant rainfall,lush vegetation,more natural forests.In addition there are hurricanes,but throughout the year can travel,the annual income of up to five billion U.S. dollars of tourism,a major source of revenue for the state.As students and retirees resort,Florida is portrayed as "the angry of the state",which may be related to the famous "Sunshine State" title bit inconsistent,because the weather is so hot,most people will put hair Comb up.Whether Shu Qi hair,you will love the weather here.Love surging sea of people will not talk about the decision of the Atlantic coast,the Gulf of Mexico coast with exotic differences,but who can resist walking barefoot on the beach,the temptation to do?
Chomsky on the World Social Forum2002-01-25 08:07:59 by justyouraveragecitizen
Preparatory to Porto Alegre
Compiled from diverse email and radio interviews in the week before the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre
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