4th Grade Florida History Lessons
• Native Americans of South Florida...The first Floridians moved to the area more than 12,000 years ago. They survived by fishing off of the coasts. The fish were plentiful. Many tribes settled all of the South Florida region. The Ais, Jeaga, Jobe, Tequesta, and Calusa Native Americans were successful tribes. They were the first people that the European explorers met when they landed in Florida in the 15th century.