1.2 18th to 19th centuries: Early non-Spanish settlement 7 Health 1964 51.1% 948,540 48.8% 905,941, Historical population In the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections Barack Obama carried the state as a northern Democrat attracting high voter turnout especially among the young Independents and minority voters of whom Hispanics comprise an increasingly large proportion 2008 marked the first time since 1944 when Franklin D Roosevelt carried the state for the fourth time that Florida was carried by a Northern Democrat for president; Miami Wind Symphony Hillsboro Beach On February 1 1896 Tuttle fulfilled the first part of her agreement with Flagler by signing two deeds to transfer land for his hotel and the 100 acres (0.4 km2) of land near the hotel site to him the titles to the Brickell and Tuttle properties were based on early Spanish land grants and had to be determined to be clear of conflict before the marketing of the Miami lots began on March 3 Flagler hired John Sewell from West Palm Beach to begin work on the town as more people came into Miami on April 7 1896 the railroad tracks finally reached Miami and the first train arrived on April 13 it was a special unscheduled train and Flagler was on board the train returned to St Augustine later that night the first regularly scheduled train arrived on the night of April 15 the first week of train service provided only for freight trains; passenger service did not begin until April 22, (24.3) 75.3 Biography 6.5.2 Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project 4.2 Student media. (221) 7.11 A 2011 study by Walk Score ranked Miami the eighth-most walkable of the fifty largest cities in the United States but a 2013 survey by Travel + Leisure ranked Miami 34th for "public transportation and pedestrian friendliness". The Miami Heat of the National Basketball Association was formed in 1988 as an expansion team They have won three league championships (in 2006 2012 and 2013) and five conference titles. Trans-Atlantic trade also resulted in an increasing urbanization: in European countries facing the Atlantic urbanization grew from 8% in 1300 10.1% in 1500 to 24.5% in 1850; in other European countries from 10% in 1300 11.4% in 1500 to 17% in 1850 Likewise GDP doubled in Atlantic countries but rose by only 30% in the rest of Europe by end of the 17th century the volume of the Trans-Atlantic trade had surpassed that of the Mediterranean trade.
Arts & Entertainment District, As with all vernacular regions South Florida has no official boundaries or status and is defined differently by different sources at different times a 2007 study of Florida's regions by Ary Lamme and Raymond K Oldakowski found that Floridians surveyed identified "South Florida" as comprising the southernmost sections of peninsular Florida That area includes the Miami metropolitan area (generally defined as Miami-Dade Broward and Palm Beach counties) the Florida Keys included in Monroe county and the interior region known as the Glades Additionally Southwest Florida representing the state's southern Gulf Coast has emerged as a directional vernacular region Some respondents from as far northwest as the southern Tampa Bay area identified their region as being in South Florida rather than Southwest or Central Florida However the University of South Florida founded in 1956 is located in Tampa at that time prior to the changes quickly brought by the Florida Constitution of 1968 south Florida was much less important politically and the term was used more loosely Tampa is not usually considered part of south Florida. 3 Academics Tri-Rail expansion Miami Florida Business directory Ocean Ridge Another factor is residents who were formerly snowbirds from the Northeast and to a lesser extent countries such as Canada; 6.4 Growth of urban areas The first post-Reconstruction era Republican elected to Congress from Florida was William C Cramer in 1954 from Pinellas County on the Gulf Coast where demographic changes were underway in this period African Americans were still disenfranchised by the state's constitution and discriminatory practices; in the 19th century they had made up most of the Republican Party Cramer built a different Republican Party in Florida attracting local white conservatives and transplants from northern and midwestern states in 1966 Claude R Kirk Jr was elected as the first post-Reconstruction Republican governor in an upset election in 1968 Edward J Gurney also a white conservative was elected as the state's first post-reconstruction Republican US senator in 1970 Democrats took the governorship and the open US Senate seat and maintained dominance for years! Along the causeway onto Virginia Key is a long strip of bay front popular with windsurfers and sailors called Hobie Beach after the Hobie Cats that set sail from the shore It's also the only Miami-area beach that allows dogs Nearby rest rooms and a great view of the curving shoreline make this an ideal place for tailgate parties. 8 Government and infrastructure ?T? ??? ?F? ?T? Population Multinational enterprises range from any kind of business activity or market from consumer goods to machinery manufacture; a company can become an international business Therefore to conduct business overseas companies should be aware of all the factors that might affect any business activities including but not limited to: difference in legal systems political systems economic policy language accounting standards labor standards living standards environmental standards local cultures corporate cultures foreign-exchange markets tariffs import and export regulations trade agreements climate and education Each of these factors may require changes in how companies operate from one country to another Each factor makes a difference and a connection.