The Land and The People that Shaped Florida by Brenda Rees | Shaping Florida
"The Real History about the Real Florida" The very shape of Florida has influenced its history and the history of the world. Shaping Florida puts the history of Florida into perspective by exploring how both the land and people shaped Florida and the United States with a strong, and often ignored, Spanish and Northwest and West Florida perspective. Through Shaping Florida, Brenda Rees shares the history of Florida, especially the important West Florida history, from the beginning of its sand to early natives, explorers and territorial leaders. Major characters: Cabeza de Vaca, Tristan de Luna, George Walton, Jr, Madame Octavia Walton Le Vert, Henry Marie Brackenridge, Alaqua, and T. T. Wentworth, Jr.