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Once a small town with few residents, St. Augustine went through remarkable changes in the beginning of the 20th Century, transforming into a major tourist attraction. This lesson explores the transformation of St. Augustine from small town to major tourist attraction in the beginning of the 20th century.

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NCSS Themes:

Time, Continuity, and Change

People, Places, and Environment

Production, Distribution, and Consumption

Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards:

SS.8.E.2.1: Analyze contributions of entrepreneurs, inventors, and other key individuals from various gender, social, and ethnic backgrounds in the development of the United States economy.

SS.8.A.1.2: Analyze charts, graphs, maps, photographs and timelines; analyze political cartoons; determine cause and effect.

SS.8.A.5.7: Examine key events and peoples in Florida history as each impacts this era of American history

 

Lesson 2: St. Augustine’s Turn Around: From a Small Town to a Tourist Destination for Presidents

Once a small town with few residents, St. Augustine went through remarkable changes in the beginning of the 20th Century, transforming into a major tourist attraction. This lesson explores the transformation of St. Augustine from small town to major tourist attraction in the beginning of the 20th century.