This is for MewChero's challenge, 50 Nifty United States. :]
Name: Leon Garcia (Florida or "The Sunshine State")
Age: 166. Yep-Florida was admitted to the Union in 1845.
Personality: He's very sociable and polite. He enjoys spending time with his family, often more so than friends. Many weekends are spent on the beach, surfing, hanging out- you get the point. X3 He also takes pride in his culture and heritage.
Notable Historic Events:
1565- The Spanish founded St. Augustine, the first permanent white settlement in what is now the United States.
1763- Britain gains control of Florida after Seven Years' War. :"[
1783- Most British settlers left after Spanish regained control. :D
1845- Florida became a state. :3
1861- Florida seceded from the union, but was readmitted in 1868.
1870-1900- Many settlers came to Florida post-Civil War.
**I have been so freakin' busy lately, so I wasn't able to spend as much time as I wanted to on this. >.< But, overall, I'm happy with the final product. The program I used was GIMP, by the way. Buh-bye, now. :3**