Social Studies - Chapter 7

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  1. After the Civil War, why did Florida need to develop new industries?
    Florida needed to develop new industries because it needed to pay its debts.
  2. What did Henry Flagler built?
    Henry Flagler built a world famous hotel in St. Augustine.
  3. What was the main cause of the growth of tourism in Florida?
    The main cause of the growth of tourism in Florida was the growing railroad system.
  4. How did the railroads change Florida's cattle industry?
    Railroads changed Florida's cattle industry by giving ranchers a way to transport cattle to coastal ports.
  5. What happened after the freezes of 1894 and 1895?
    In response to the frezzes of 1894 and 1895, many citrus growers in northern Florida moved south to start new groves.
  6. What happened to Tampa in the 1800's?
    Tampa became home to the cigar industry in the late 1800's.
  7. What happened after the discovery of phosphate?
    The discover led thousands of people to move to Florida.
  8. What did Cuban fighters do in 1895?
    In 1895, Cuban fighters rebelled against the Spanish government.
  9. What happened after the sinking of the battleship Maine?
    The sinking of the battleship Maine started the Spanish American War.
  10. What was a result of the Spanish-Amercain War?
    As a result of the Spanish-American War, the U.S. gained control of Cuba and Puerto Rico.
  11. What is a immigrant?
    A person who moves from one country to live in another.
  12. What is a resort?
    A place where people go to relax and have a good time.
  13. What is free enterprise?
    An economy in which people can start and run their own businesses with little control from the government.
  14. What does invest mean?
    It means to buy something, such as a land or a business, with the hope that it will make money in the future.
  15. What is tourism?
    Tourism became an important industry in Florida with the growth of railroads.
  16. What is an entrepreneur?
    It is someone who sets up a new business.
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