Old U.S Post Office and Courthouse (Miami Florida).jpg, Industry Terrorism is a voluntary act of violence towards a group(s) of people in most cases acts of terrorism is derived from hatred of religious political and cultural beliefs an example was the infamous 9/11 attacks labeled as terrorism due to the massive damages inflicted on American society and the global economy stemming from the animosity towards Western culture by some radical Islamic groups Terrorism not only affects civilians but it also damages corporations and other businesses These effects may include: physical vandalism or destruction of property sales declining due to frightened consumers and governments issuing public safety restrictions Firms engaging in international business will find it difficult to operate in a country that has an uncertain assurance of safety from these attacks, Lake Park On November 13 1997 voters changed the name of the county from Dade to Miami-Dade to acknowledge the international name recognition of Miami Voters were acting pursuant to home rule powers granted to Dade County including the ability to change the name of the county without the consent of the Florida Legislature the change in name also addressed a source of public dissatisfaction with the name "Dade" which was chosen to honor Francis L Dade who had been killed in the Dade Massacre in the 1830s the massacre did not occur in South Florida but in the west central part of the state in present-day Sumter County near Bushnell There is also a Dade City which is closer to the site of the massacre. .
Segregation of Miami-Dade beaches finally ended in the early 1960s with another protest led by the late Rev Theodore Gibson Garth C Reeves the late Oscar Range[clarification needed] and others Crandon Park and Virginia Key Beach would no longer be used exclusively by one race or another but open for all to enjoy When beaches closer to historically Black residential neighborhoods desegregated Virginia Key Beach gradually declined both in use and upkeep By the 1980s picnicking families mingled with gay couples and nudists using Virginia Key Beach too in 1982 the County transferred the former colored-only park to the City of Miami with a deed restriction that it only be used as a park and that the City continued the level of services and maintenance the City closed the Park shortly thereafter citing high maintenance costs. . Former venues include: Spirit traditions The Homestead-Miami Speedway oval has hosted NASCAR Cup Series and IndyCar Series events Temporary street circuits at Museum Park hosted several CART IMSA GT and American Le Mans Series races between from 1986-1995 as well as a Formula E race in 2015 the Palm Beach International Raceway is a minor road course. The Miami metropolitan area consists of three distinct metropolitan divisions subdividing the region into three divisions according to the region's three counties: Miami-Dade County Broward County and Palm Beach County, I-10 which spans 362 miles in Florida traverses the panhandle connecting Pensacola Tallahassee Lake City and Jacksonville with interchanges with I-75 in Lake City and I-95 in Jacksonville It is the southernmost interstate in the United States terminating in Santa Monica with a total length of 2460 miles. Miami Florida Business directory Law government and politics, Treasure hunters from the Bahamas and the Keys came to South Florida to hunt for treasure from the ships that ran aground on the treacherous Great Florida reef some of whom accepted Spanish land offers along the Miami River at about the same time the Seminole Indians arrived along with a group of runaway slaves in 1825 the Cape Florida Lighthouse was built on nearby Key Biscayne to warn passing ships of the dangerous reefs! In 2010 the three largest denominations in Florida were the Catholic Church the Southern Baptist Convention and the United Methodist Church, A Metrorail train approaching Government Center Public transportation is a vital part of Downtown life. !