His prayer was answered when his sailers finally started to see Puerto Rico 's shore. When he reached Puerto Rico, he received a letter from a recently landed immigrant. Ponce was to return to Spain immediately. Frightened, he journeyed back to Spain where he was unexpectedly "knighted, given a personal coat of arms, and granted a royal patent to colonize the islands of Bimini and Florida. He was officially named the Adelantado Don Juan Ponce de Leon, Governor of the Islands of Bimini and
INTRODUCTION In this paper, we are to discuss the development trajectory of Miami, from geographic, economic and cultural perspectives through four historic events. This seaport city at the southeastern corner of Florida, U.S., has grown from a citrus farm to a world city rapidly in a century. Through the case of Miami, we will also illustrate the success of balancing urbanization and natural conservation. MIAMI’S RISE TO WORLD CITY
Throughout history many different people do things for different reasons. Likewise Juan Ponce Leon is an famous Spanish explorer who found what is know as today, our very own, Florida. And what better reason to discover it by then the fountain of youth! Yes, that is correct. Juan found Florida while looking for the well known fountain of youth (Although, he didn’t find it obviously).
Fort Sumter hasn 't always been a historical museum, it was a Military base on the Ocean. Fort Sumter is located off the coast of Charleston, South Carolina in Charleston Harbor. It was Established on April 28, 1829. Fort Sumter is made of light gray brick with a faded brown color so it would blend in with the rocks. It’s 235 acres and is 51 feet tall.
Some memorable accomplishments that people recall most about Tew are that he was the inventor of the Pirate Rounds. He was the Captain of his crew and Admiral of his privateer fleet. He had been a claimed founder of the pirate colony of Liberia. The existence of this colony can be argued and is argued. It was described in the book ' A General History of Pyrates' by Captain Charles Johnson.
If you are looking to gaze upon a diverse amount of flora and fauna, unique wetland ecosystems, natural communities, or just looking for a place to visit in South Florida, Everglades National Park (ENP) is the place to go. Everglades National Park was established on December 6, 1947, to protect the natural landscape and to further prevent negative impacts on the land, flora, and fauna (“A Beginning For the Park”). Ernest F. Coe and Marjory Stoneman Douglas are two individuals who played a crucial part in shaping Everglades National Park. Ernest F. Coe was landscape architect that wanted to protect the Everglades by sectioning out a portion of the Everglades as a national park. The Tropical Everglades National Park Association, now called Everglades
Introduction Puerto Rico is a United States territory that is located in the northeastern Caribbean. “The Indian, Spanish and African races come together on the island of Puerto Rico, contributing their blood and traditions to the formation of the Puerto Rican culture.” Christopher Columbus discovered Puerto Rico in 1493; he had originally named it San Bautista. Puerto Rico is an Island that has beautiful attractions, culture, and demographics.
It took me years to thaw out when I moved to Florida almost 14 years ago. Naples is about 50 miles south of where I live in Cape Coral. NYC is definitely a more interesting town than Cape Coral. Cape Coral earned the nickname Cape Coma for a reason. Still the warm weather all year long is nice.
I served my Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) at West Florida Hospital in Pensacola, Florida on January 14th and 16th. This was my first experience in a clinical pharmacy setting. The pharmacist that I worked with was Dr. Jerry Barbee. Thanks to Dr. Barbee and the rest of the pharmacy staff at West Florida Hospital I gained a very positive and enlightening clinical experience. West Florida Hospital is affiliated with Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).
Bernardo de Galvez deserves recognition for shaping florida to be the way it is today. This Spanish born sailor sailed from his homeland to the eastern seaboard of the new world in 1777. Bernardo fought the british and claim Florida for spain which ended up becoming the 27th state. He also connected florida with other states which caused people to move there and gave florida allies before it was a state.
The group had one common goal, to establish a settlement across the Gulf of Mexico, as well as spreading the word of God, prosper in wealth, and also receive fame and glory. They traveled westward and eventually landed near present day Tampa Bay, Florida, in the spring of 1528.
Spanish Florida was “an unanticipated discovery,” which was the first major European land in the New World. It was also the first attempted settlement in North America during the European Age of Discovery. From the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, the Spanish Florida, also known as La Florida, was a colonial military outpost for the Spanish Empire. La Florida was maintained for the protection of the Spanish treasure fleets during their return from Havana, Cuba to Spain. The success or failure of the Spanish settlements was in the hands of the native populations that needed food, protection, and labor.
St. Augustine is a city located in St. Johns county in northeastern Florida and is most known for being the oldest continuously occupied city in the United States, having been colonized by Spain in 1565. Prior to the 1513 landing of Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León (who christened the peninsula which he mistook for an island “La Florida” and claimed it for Spain), the area of land that is now called “St. Augustine” was inhabited by a population of natives known as the Timucua people. After the initial arrival of Juan Ponce de León in 1513, the Spanish would go on to make several unsuccessful attempts at colonization in Florida over the following 51 years. The Spanish were not alone in their pursuit to annex and settle land on the peninsula.
Little Haiti Community Analysis Social workers have an obligation to continually evaluate the community around them and advocate for any change that would benefit society as a whole or the specific clients being served. This writer chose to study the demographics, assets, and gaps for the community of Little Haiti, located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. History, Location, and Demographics of Little Haiti According to Sohmer, Jackson, Katz, and Warren (2005), the city of Miami which was once the province of the white middle class, began to have a strong Haitian presence by the 1980’s. The population of Haitian individuals was highly concentrated around the Edison/Little River area, which then was christened with the name “Little Haiti”.