. . . A canal lock in the Everglades Drainage District around 1915 An alligator in the Florida Everglades. . In 1964 Senate Bill 711 was introduced by Florida Senator Robert M Haverfield it instructed the state Board of Education and the Board of Regents (BOR) to begin planning for the development of a state university in Miami the bill was signed into law by then-governor W Haydon Burns in June 1965 marking FIU's official founding, Cityscape Forty thousand blacks roughly one-fifth of their 1900 population levels in Florida left the state in the Great Migration They left due to lynchings and racial violence and for better opportunities in the North and the West Disfranchisement for most African Americans in the state persisted until the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s gained federal legislation in 1965 to enforce protection of their constitutional suffrage, 1890s: Fast growth and formation. Pompano Beach 99,845 78,191 Broward Operations Wet prairies are slightly elevated like sawgrass marshes but with greater plant diversity the surface is covered in water only three to seven months of the year and the water is on average shallow at only 4 inches (10 cm) deep When flooded the marl can support a variety of water plants Solution holes or deep pits where the limestone has worn away may remain flooded even when the prairies are dry and they support aquatic invertebrates such as crayfish and snails and larval amphibians which feed young wading birds These regions tend to border between sloughs and sawgrass marshes.
N Thousands of years before Europeans arrived a large portion of south east Florida including the area where Miami Florida exists today was inhabited by Tequestas the Tequesta (also Tekesta Tegesta Chequesta Vizcaynos) Native American tribe at the time of first European contact occupied an area along the southeastern Atlantic coast of Florida They had infrequent contact with Europeans and had largely migrated by the middle of the 18th century Miami is named after the Mayaimi a Native American tribe that lived around Lake Okeechobee until the 17th or 18th century. . Greater Bethel AME Church (1927) In February 1942 the Gulf Sea Frontier was established to help guard the waters around Florida by June of that year more attacks forced military leaders in Washington D.C to increase the numbers of ships and men of the army group They also moved the headquarters from Key West to the DuPont building in Miami taking advantage of its location at the southeastern corner of the U.S.. As the war against the U-boats grew stronger more military bases sprang up in the Miami area the U.S Navy took control of Miami's docks and established air stations at the Opa-locka Airport and in Dinner Key the Air Force also set up bases in the local airports in the Miami area. The island is mainly occupied by the Virginia Key Beach Park Miami Seaquarium Miami-Dade's Central District Wastewater Treatment Plant and the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science Other facilities include the former Miami Marine Stadium the National Marine Fisheries Service Southeast Fisheries Science Center and an office of the U.S National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, $675.67 per credit hour for in-state students and $1,101.87 per credit hour for out-of-state students Total tuition/fees:$20,660 for in-state and $33,446 for out of state, Cities Julia Tuttle the founder of Miami Florida is a major golf hub the PGA of America is headquartered in Palm Beach Gardens the PGA Tour is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach and the LPGA is headquartered in Daytona Beach the Players Championship WGC-Cadillac Championship Arnold Palmer Invitational Honda Classic and Valspar Championship are PGA Tour rounds.