[Gypsy looks under the hood of Jackson’s truck]

GYPSY: Oh, goody, a trip to Florida!

Florida, previously mentioned several times, a state in the Southeastern region of the US, between Georgia and Alabama. It is the only US state which borders both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and was the first state in the continental US to be permanently settled by Europeans – by the Spanish, in St. Augustine, in 1556.

The Spanish named it La Florida, because of its verdant greenery, and because it was discovered by Juan Ponce de Leon during the Easter season, or Pascua Florida (Festival of Flowers). Florida is the third most populous state in the US, and is a popular place for vacations, because of its warm climate, theme parks, and beaches.

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