Life is a Highway Florida Test

 

Directions: Read the following statements on the left and match the letters of the answers on the right (5 points each).

           

___1. Ironically De Soto found no water here.                A.1845

                                             

___2. The year Florida was admitted as a state               B. Fountain of Youth

           

___3. Ponce de Leon.                                                    C. Zephyrhills

           

___4. When Florida seceded from the Union                   D. 1861

 

___5. Rooseveltís Rough Riders went to Cuba from here E. Tampa

 

                       

Directions: Read the following statements and match the answer that best suits this statement. Read the sentence very carefully before answering. (5 point each).

 

___6. Florida was named by Ponce de Leon. He called it La Floridah meaning?

 

            A. Place of Youth.                                           C. Place of Palms.

            B. Place of Flowers.                                         D. Place of Beaches

 

___7.Who was instrumental in the defeat of the Seminoles during their uprising?

 

            A. George Custer.                                            C. Jeb Bush.

            B. John Quincy Adams.                                    D. Andrew Jackson.

 

___8. What some historians have described as the bloodiest battle in Florida and possibly the Civil War?

 

            A. Bunker Hill.                                                 C. Bull Run.

            B. Gettysburg.                                                  D. Olustee.

 

___9. What was the most important industry to this state in the mid to late 19th Century?

 

            A. Tourism                                                       C. Citrus                     

            B. Mineral extraction.                                       D. Fishing

 

  

___10.The Civilian Conservation Corps under the FDR government rebuilt what to aid tourism, particularly in the south?

 

            A. Tallahassee.                                                 C. Keys Railroad.        

B. Disney land.                                                 D. Interstate 95

 

 

Directions part two: In this section you will have two short response and one extended response question. Answer each as best as you can and whilst I am looking in most cases for a specific answer, a good supported reply will be given credit, you canít lose!!!

Explain to me what the difference is between Horizontal and Vertical Integration?

 

11. What was unique about the Seminoles? (10 points)

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12. What do you think was the principal reason America became interested in helping the Cubanís achieve independence from Spain? (10 points)

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13. Consider and then you tell me, what do you think is Floridaís best asset and why?  (30 points)

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