(attendance) Division Conference National Championships In 2009 there were 89,706 federal workers employed within the state Tens of thousands more employees work for contractors who have federal contracts including those with the military; 3.7.3 Law Library Seaports Main category: History of the Atlantic Ocean In the early 20th century land speculators discovered Florida and businessmen such as Henry Plant and Henry Flagler developed railroad systems which led people to move in drawn by the weather and local economies From then on tourism boomed fueling a cycle of development that overwhelmed a great deal of farmland. ! In 2013 Florida refused to participate in providing coverage for the uninsured under the Affordable Care Act popularly called Obamacare the Florida legislature also refused to accept additional Federal funding for Medicaid although this would have helped its constituents at no cost to the state As a result Florida is second only to Texas in the percentage of its citizens without health insurance. . 4.3 Student media 1 Geography Palm Beach Shores Christopher Columbus reached the Americas in 1492 under Spanish flag Six years later Vasco da Gama reached India under Portuguese flag by navigating south around the Cape of Good Hope thus proving that the Atlantic and Indian Oceans are connected in 1500 in his voyage to India following Vasco da Gama Pedro Alvares Cabral reached Brazil taken by the currents of the South Atlantic Gyre Following these explorations Spain and Portugal quickly conquered and colonized large territories in the New World and forced the Amerindian population into slavery in order to explore the vast quantities of silver and gold they found Spain and Portugal monopolized this trade in order to keep other European nations out but conflicting interests nevertheless led to a series of Spanish-Portuguese wars a peace treaty mediated by the Pope divided the conquered territories into Spanish and Portuguese sectors while keeping other colonial powers away England France and the Dutch Republic enviously watched the Spanish and Portuguese wealth grow and allied themselves with pirates such as Henry Mainwaring and Alexandre Exquemelin They could explore the convoys leaving the Americas because prevailing winds and currents made the transport of heavy metals slow and predictable. British surveyor John Gerard de Brahm who mapped the coast of Florida in 1773 called the area "River Glades" Both Marjory Stoneman Douglas and linguist Wallace McMullen suggest that cartographers substituted "Ever" for "River".[clarification needed] the name "Everglades" first appeared on a map in 1823 although it was also spelled as "Ever Glades" as late as 1851 the Seminole call it Pahokee meaning "Grassy Water." the region was labeled "Pa-hai-okee" on a U.S military map from 1839 although it had earlier been called "Ever Glades" throughout the Second Seminole War.
(attendance) Basketball Contents 1 Metropolitan divisions, 3.6 Student housing 8 9175. . 3.2.2 Concourse F 10 Communities Most (or all) of the master's degree requirements plus: 1 History Miami Florida Business directory Central Terminal (Yellow). In the subpolar gyre of the North Atlantic warm subtropical waters are transformed into colder subpolar and polar waters in the Labrador Sea this water flows back to the subtropical gyre, One of the Cape Canaveral launch sites during the launch of SpaceX CRS-13 in 2017! (15.8) 63.1 This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it, Florida's $1.0 trillion economy is the fourth largest in the United States If it were a country Florida would be the 16th largest economy in the world and the 58th most populous as of 2018 in 2017 Florida's per capita personal income was $47,684 ranking 26th in the nation the unemployment rate in September 2018 was 3.5% and ranked as the 18th in the United States Florida exports nearly $55 billion in goods made in the state the 8th highest among all states the Miami Metropolitan Area is by far the largest urban economy in Florida and the 12th largest in the United States with a GDP of $345 billion as of 2017 This is more than twice the number of the next metro area the Tampa Bay Area which has a GDP of $145 billion Florida is home to 51 of the world's billionaires with most of them residing in South Florida, Another major Cuban exodus occurred in 1994 to prevent it from becoming another Mariel Boatlift the Clinton Administration announced a significant change in U.S policy In a controversial action the administration announced that Cubans interdicted at sea would not be brought to the United States but instead would be taken by the Coast Guard to U.S military installations at Guantanamo Bay or to Panama During an eight-month period beginning in the summer of 1994 over 30,000 Cubans and more than 20,000 Haitians were interdicted and sent to live in camps outside the United States. Later immigration West Palm Beach, Plans are currently underway for a 1,700-student preparatory school in Brickell at 1742 SW 2nd Avenue named "Brickell Preparatory Academy" Other private schools in Downtown are:.