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Thread #56586   Message #886490
Posted By: mack/misophist
09-Feb-03 - 10:26 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Where is Dixie
Subject: RE: Folklore: Where is Dixie
When Florida was admitted into the Union, the admission was almost repealed because an epidemic (cholera, I think) reduced the population below the necessary level. This kind of thing was a constant problem. That's why I said what I did.