Juneteenth Reading: Monroe Doctrine Impact on Slavery and the Saltwater Railroad
The Florida Squeeze
by Kartik Krishnaiyer
1d ago
The following is an excerpt from my book – The American Conquest of Florida — It’s not discussed much in relation to the Monroe Doctrine which is hailed as a triumph of American anti-imperialism. But what it was also doing was announcing to the British and the Spanish that our policy on slavery was really ..read more
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Juneteenth Florida History Podcast listening for this week
The Florida Squeeze
by Kartik Krishnaiyer
2d ago
We have several previous editions of the Florida History Podcast that are worth checking out as we enter Juneteenth week. Zora Neale Hurston Mary McLeod Bethune Florida’s First African-American Elected Officials: Josiah Walls Jonathan Clarkson Gibbs A three-part series on original Underground Railroad which went to Florida. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 — Angola ..read more
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Andrew Jackson, Manifest Destiny and the Seminoles
The Florida Squeeze
by Kartik Krishnaiyer
4d ago
On a recent Florida History Podcast we discussed Andrew Jackson’s Manifest Destiny push and how it led directly to the Second Seminole War. You can listen to the Florida History Podcast on Anchor (which hosts our show), Spotify, Google, Apple Podcasts, Radio Public, Breaker, Overcast, Castro or Pocket Casts. Overcast, Castro, Spotify, Radio Public and Breaker have App Store apps for free which enable you to ..read more
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The view from Fort Matanzas
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by Kartik Krishnaiyer
4d ago
The view from the fort over the river and surrounding marshes ..read more
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The famous Fairchild Oak
The Florida Squeeze
by Kartik Krishnaiyer
5d ago
At Bulow Creek State Park ..read more
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The fall of Nickelodeon Studios Florida
The Florida Squeeze
by Kartik Krishnaiyer
6d ago
We recently discussed on The Florida History Podcast the fall of Nickelodeon Studios Florida – below is a great video about the same topic from Bright Sun Films ..read more
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How Florida got so weird?
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by Kartik Krishnaiyer
1w ago
This is a particularly good explainer starting with Henry Flagler ..read more
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Florida State Senate Partisan Swings 
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by Dave Trotter
1w ago
Along with the Florida House ratings, the Senate ratings have now been released. See the interactive map at Tableau and support my efforts by becoming a paid member of Voting Trend ..read more
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Kissimmee River then and now from FAU CES
The Florida Squeeze
by Kartik Krishnaiyer
1w ago
A look at how channelization ruined the Kissimmee River ecosystem and now is being corrected ..read more
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The Democrats’ Elitist Macroeconomic Problem
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by Dave Trotter
1w ago
Democrats continuously use macroeconomic indicators to tell people how good they actually have it. But polls tell a different story. Read more here ..read more
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