. The first permanent European settlers arrived in the early 19th century People came from the Bahamas to South Florida and the Keys to hunt for treasure from the ships that ran aground on the treacherous Great Florida Reef Some accepted Spanish land offers along the Miami River at about the same time the Seminole Indians arrived along with a group of runaway slaves the area was affected by the Second Seminole War during which Major William S Harney led several raids against the Indians Most non-Indian residents were soldiers stationed at Fort Dallas it was the most devastating Indian war in American history causing almost a total loss of population in Miami, In 2018 there were more than 427,824 millionaires in the state the fourth highest number in the nation, A clump of mangroves in the distance Florida Bay at Flamingo Top government employers. .
; As of 2010 the population of Downtown Miami was 65,696 people with a population density of 27,487 per square mile in the 2010 US Census the racial makeup of Downtown was 57.6% Hispanic of any race 30.8% White (non-Hispanic) 7.2% Black and 2.9% Asian the zip codes for Brickell include 33129 33130 and 33131 the area covers 1.084 square miles (2.81 km2). Gusman Center for the Performing Arts is one of the last remaining theaters from the many that once existed on Flagler Street in the 1920s Limestone formations in South Florida Source: U.S Geological Survey. Following the American Civil War Florida's congressional representation was restored on June 25 1868 albeit forcefully after Radical Reconstruction and the installation of unelected government officials under the final authority of federal military commanders After the Reconstruction period ended in 1876 white Democrats regained power in the state legislature in 1885 they created a new constitution followed by statutes through 1889 that disfranchised most blacks and many poor whites.
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