Today in History–January 10–the Library of Congress features Florida, which seceded from the Union on this day in 1861. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to learn more about the culture and history of the “Sunshine state” through the review of primary sources.
Florida stories from America’s Library
Florida primary source set with teacher’s guide
Pictorial Americana: Selected images of Florida
More Florida images
Swampland in Florida Teaching with the Library of Congress