The history of Florida told through song using Sunshine State Standards for Florida history for the fourth grade.
Each item on the timeline is paired with a well known tune from the same year.
|1513||Ponce de Leon lands on Florida Coast||Spanish Christmas Carol Fum Fum Fum|
|1562||French Settlement at Fort Caroline||Ding Dong Merrily On High|
|1586||Francis Drake leads British expedition||Greensleeves|
|1763||Treaty of Paris||God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen|
|1819||Florida becomes a US territory||Star Spangled Banner|
|1845||Florida becomes 27th state||Swanee River|
|1861||Florida secedes from the Union||Deck the Hall|
|1865||Civil War Ends||Go Tell it on the Mountain|
|1885||Henry Flagler begins building the railroad||Away in a Manger|
|1898||Spanish American War||Lift Evry Voice and Sing|
|1926||Great Depression hits Florida||The 12 Days of Christmas|
|1950||The first rocket is launched in to space||Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer|