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  • We own the state Florida
  • Can we buy Florida for more land?
  • No deal
  • We are going to ennd the raid with Georgia
  • Where are we going sir?
  • In the 1500's Spain colonized Florida. By the 1800's had a diverse population of Seminole Indians, Spanish Colonists, and english traders.
  • You are all under arrest, come with us.
  • In 1804 Thomas jefferson sent diplomats to spain to buy Florida. But Spain's answer was "No deal"
  • Dear Spain, This letter is regarding Florida and the way you are governing. Either you can Govern Florida right or you can get out!President Monroe
  • In 1818 President James Monroe sent Andrew Jackson Georgia to end the raid.
  • We don't want was either so we will give your settlers $5 million for our damage.
  • We do not want any war so we will give you Florida
  • jackson did not have the authority to invade the Spanish Colony. Despite this order Jacson invaded with 1,700 troops and started to kidnapp Spanish Military posts.
  • President Monroes did not want there to be a war so he asked his cabnit members fro advice and all of them but one did not want Monroe to send someone to get Jackson. That member sent spain a message saying govern Florida right or get out.
  • Spain was also fearfull of war so they decided to give Florida to the U.S in 1819. Then the United States went to Spain and gave them $5 million to the settlers.
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