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On the eve of the 200th-anniversary of the Territorial Legislative Act seeking a new capital for Florida, the Florida Historic Capitol Museum hosts historian and director of the Touchton Map Library at the Tampa Bay History Center for "Outpost to Statehood: The Florida Territory." Many of the events and themes that appeared on a large scale throughout the United States in the years leading up to the Civil War were