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The original inhabitants of the Louisiana territory were the Black Washitaws. They were the original mound builders that built thousands of mounds and piramids along the Mississippi river valley basin. Their decendants still live in Louisiana, which is their ancestral home. They successfully sued the United States in international court for selling the Louisiana Territory, their ancestral homeland. As a result, the US had to give back 60,000 acres in Louisiana and they are recognized by the UN as a separate nation.
Louisiana has benefited tremendously from the presence of Africans in America. Since New Orleans was a major slave port, it had its pick of the most skilled African architects, iron workers, builders and other artisans. That's why all slave port cities were laid out so beautifully, with exquisite architecture, iron working and craftmanship. The African American influence in Louisiana has been tremendous. Unfortunately, the various rivaling European cultures in Louisiana were very oppressive to Africans. They created a rigid cast system based on skin color. The idea of creole, octaroon, quadroon and malotto originated in Louisiana's cast system.
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Answer . In 1803, the United States paid 15 million dollars for 530 million acres of land. That is 3 cents per acre of land.
The phrase "Queen of the South" has been used to describe New Orleans throughout history. The word "quixotic" has been used to refer to people who refused to evacuate in t…he face of?æHurricane Katrina.
The answer below is not correct. African Americans first came on the scene in Lousiana as slaves, but then mixed with the Native Americans whom were already there. The escaped… slaves were guided and helped by Native Americans. These two groups mixed as well as Hiatians to give birth to the Creole race that now heavily populates Louisiana (mostly New Orleans). This group of people can also be found in Haiti. they came fere by ships to work on plantations and factories they came fere by ships to work on plantations and factories
They got here by slave ships during the times of slavery (very long time ago).
According to census.gov, the 2007 ACS population estimate of African-American people in Louisiana is 1,387,608 which is 31.9% of Louisiana's total population and it has the se…con highest percentage of blacks in the US. The Black population decreased because of Hurricane Katrina when much of Louisiana was forcefully evacuated.
The louisianan purchase doubled the size of America, and it brougth new coltures and citizens
With the Louisiana Purchase, the United States doubled its territory. It also began a westward expansion toward the Pacific which would make it a two ocean nation. While the s…outhern part of the Louisiana Purchase was suitable for slavery, the northern part was not. Thus, a number of foreigners without slaves moved to establish farms in the northern part of that territory. They would be loyal solders for the Union in the Civil War.
he found the mouth of the mississippi river
If you mean the 5 C's, like you learn in school and such, it's Cotton Citrus Copper Climate Cattle
Because it wasn't stolen by force
Before the Louisiana Purchase the French were big on having slaves so when the purchase occurred some of the French dissipated, leaving their slaves behind. Since the sl…aves had no where to go they just stayed in Louisiana.
North Louisiana History was created in 1969.
The address of the Louisiana Museum Of African American History is: Po Box 850906, New Orleans, LA 70185-0906