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Statehood for Florida:
New Plans for Florida
Chapter 5 - Lesson 1
pg. 199 - 204
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When did Florida become a part of the United States?
Florida became a part of the United States on...

- July 17, 1821.
How long did William Pope Du Val govern Florida?
William Pope Du Val governed Florida for 12 years.

reservation
A reservation is land set aside by the national government for use by American Indians.
Who divided Florida, in 1821, into 2 parts now called counties?
General Andrew Jackson divided Florida into two parts in 1821.
When did Tallahassee become the offical capital of Florida?
Tallahassee became the offical capital of the territory on ...

- March 4, 1824.
represent
to speak or act for
Why was Tallahassee selected as the site for Florida's new capital?
Tallahassee was chosen because it seemed like a good central location.
When did Florida become an official territory of the United States?
Florida became an official territory of the United States
on March 30, 1822.

William Pope Du Val was in office.

What was the area around Tallahassee called?
The area around Tallahassee was called ...

- Middle Florida.

Settlers and over 5,000 Seminole Indians lived there.
Could Joseph M. Hernandez vote on laws in Congress?
No, he could only make speeches and attend meetings because Florida was not yet a state.
Where did William Pope Du Val and his council members decide to build the territory capital?
William Pope Du Val and his council members decided to build the territory capital ...

- between Pensacola and St. Augustine;
at a Seminole indian village called

- Tallahassee.
Into what two counties did General Andrew Jackson divide Florida?
General Andrew Jackson divided Florida into two counties named...

- Escambia County (West Florida) and
- St. Johns County ( East Florida).
What did the Treaty of Moultry Creek cause the Seminole Indians to do?
The Treaty of Moultry Creek caused the Seminole Indians to ...

- give up 24 million acres of land,
- move farther south, and
- stop providing a safe place for run away slaves to hide.
After General Andrew Jackson left Florida, who did President James Monroe appoint as governor?
William Pope Duval was appointed as the ...

- first territorial governor of Florida.
Why were settlers upset with the Seminole Indians?
Settlers were upset with the Seminole Indians because they...

- fought over land and livestock, and

- provided a safe place for runaway slaves to hide.
Why did General Andrew Jackson finally leave Florida?
General Andrew Jackson left Florida because he found out President Monroe had appointed others to important government jobs he felt he should handle.
What did the Seminole Indians receive in the Treaty of Moultry Creek?
The Seminole Indians received

- 4 million acres of land, south of present-day Ocala, and
- money, tools, and livestock.

in the Treaty of Moultry Creek.
Who was appointed to represent Florida in Congress?
Joseph M. Hernandez was appointed as the...

- first representative of Florida in the United States Congress in Washington, D.C.
Where did the Seminole Indians move after the Treaty of Moultry Creek?
The Seminole Indians moved ...

- to 4 million acres of land, south of present-day Ocala,

after the Treaty of Moultry Creek.
Who did President James Monroe ask to set up Florida's new government?
General Andrew Jackson was asked by President James Monroe to set up the new government in Florida.
Why did General Andrew Jackson grow tired of Florida?
General Andrew Jackson grew tired of Florida because he felt...

-there were too many Spanish speaking people, he objected to their influence and

- Florida was too hot and humid.
territory
A territory is ...

- a place owned and governed by a country.
As a territory, how was Florida governed?
As a territory, Florida was governed by...

- a governor,
- a group of judges, and
- a legislative council made up of 13 members.