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La Nouvelle-Orléans (New Orleans) was founded in 1718 by the French Mississippi Company, under the direction of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville.
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Where is Louisiana?

Louisiana is located in the southern United States. It is to theeast of Texas, to the south of Arkansas, and to the west ofMississippi. It is along the Gulf of Mexico.

When was Louisiana founded?

Louisiana State history began in 1528 when the area was settled by the Spanish from the mouth of the Mississippi River. The French explorer La Salle came later in 1682 and named the territory Louisiana after King Louis the 14 th . The French settlement of Natchitoches, established in 1714 is the old (MORE)

Why is the state of Louisiana named Louisiana?

Louisiana was named for King Louis XIV of France. In 1682, the French explorer Sieur de La Salle sailed from the OhioRiver to the mouth of the Mississippi River, and claimed the entireriver valley for France. He named the territory La Louisiane ("Land of Louis").

Where is marksville Louisiana?

Marksville, Louisiana is located in Avoyelles Parish. It is in thecentral part of the state, and about an hour and a half northwestof Baton Rouge.

What is the population for Louisiana?

As of 2013, the estimated population of the state of Louisiana is4.625 million people. The population density in Louisiana is 88.31people per square mile.

Who was The Louisiana Purchase about?

Try this website. It gives lots of good information about the Louisiana Purchase... http://www.usgennet.org/usa/topic/preservation/history/louis/chpt25.htm haha i know it's long- i copy&pasted it:)

What is the motto of Louisiana?

The motto for the state of Louisiana is Union, Justice, andConfidence. The capitol of this state is Baton Rouge and the stateflower is the magnolia.

What animals are found in Louisiana swamps?

Alligators, black bears, poisonous snakes such as cottonmouth (water moccasins), coral and copperhead, birds such as egrets, heron and ibis, coypu rats, turtles, raccoons and many more.

Where was gold found in the state of Louisiana?

In February of 1882, R. C. Cameron reported evidence ofplacer mining for gold on Rocky Bayou and Bayou Darro. Hewas ridiculed and scoffed at so he sent samples of the creek bottomsands to New Orleans and the Assayers, Claussen andLynch, reported that the sands of these creek bottoms wouldyield per t (MORE)

Why does Louisiana have Parishes?

In recognition of their history as both a French and Spanish Colony where the Roman Catholic traditions of the Parish existed. So call it tradition. . Last answer. Improved: Most of the French colonizing Louisiana were Catholic, and when they were founding Louisiana they named the "counties" par (MORE)

Who is the father of Louisiana?

While several can lay claim by right of exploration, discovery or settlement the honor justifably belongs to Thomas Jefferson whose administration was responsible for the Louisiana Purchase which converted the US from a want to be Nation to a member of the first tier of world powers.

What is Louisiana?

It is a state within the United States of America. The 18th state of the union, which resembles the shapes of a boot. It originally was purchased in 1803 from France as part of a large land acquisition called the Louisiana Purchase. The territory doubled the size of the United States and the study o (MORE)

Louisiana is known for?

Cajuns . Crackers . The Louisiana Purchase . Mardi Gras . Hurricanes like Katrina . Creole Food . The Battle of New Orleans . Jazz . Voodo . Conspirancy theories regarding the JFK assassination . Rice and Cotton production . Penal Farms . Tobasco Sauce . Offshore drilling . FEMA and Le (MORE)

Who founded New Orleans Louisiana?

The French Mississippi Company under the leadership of Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville on 1718. There has been much debate on the actual date of the founding. We know that Bienville received his commission from paris to be the newly appointed govenor of the territory of Louisiana on Feb 09 1 (MORE)

What year was Louisiana State University founded?

It was chartered in 1853. It became a university in 1870. . For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below this answer box. . Lousiana Tech was founded in 1894.

You just found out that there are two bench warrant from 2003 in the state of Louisiana one is a misdemeanor stolen property the other they said was a felony because there were three of us in the sam?

The question was cut off but I'll try to address the info that WAS given; A POSSIBLE reason for the escalation of the offense from a misdemeanor to a felony could be the fact that, after the issuance of the first warrant, law enforcement learned that more people than just you were involved, which ra (MORE)

What group of people found Louisiana?

The French were the first Eropeans to colonize what is now the state of Lousiana. Pierre LeMoyne, sieur d'Iberville, a French Canadian, established a colony for the French government in 1699. France's claim extended from the Gulf coast up to the Canadian border.

Are there bayous in Louisiana?

The state of Louisiana is full of bayous. A bayou is a body ofwater that can be a slow moving river or stream. they are mostcommonly found in very low lying areas and usually contain brackishwater. Some well know bayous in Louisiana include Cypress Bayou,Buffalo Bayou, Bayou Bartholomew, and Bayou L (MORE)

How was Louisiana made?

The land that is the state of Louisiana includes the delta of the Mississippi River, which also overflowed its banks to build up the lowlands. Northern Louisiana is located above bedrock and may have existed since the formation of the North American continent.

Types of trees found in Louisiana?

Oaks are only one type of tree found in Louisiana, but why should't you go up and go look for them yourself, huh. You LD or something. Oaks are not the only type so don't only list that.

Are there aligators in Louisiana?

yes lots in the 60s to 80s we didnt have much and there were only a couple hundres left but then the had a plan to get them bac and it was one of the most sucksessfull

What year was the largest alligator found in Louisiana?

The largest specimen ever recorded was found in Louisiana and measured 19 feet 2 inches. Then there was the 23 feet 1 inch Lake Conroe in Texas. This possibly was a specimen discarted in the lake. I saw the picture took from the helicoper carin[g a deer acroos the lake.

Can a warrant in ca be found in Louisiana?

If CA entered the warrant into the interstate system, yes, it can be found by any law enforcement agency by simply running your name and DOB. If the warrant was 'local' in nature and wasn't entereed interstate, probably not.

Was the Louisiana purchase the Louisiana territory?

yes the Americans bought the Louisiana territory and it was called the "Louisiana purchase" Actually the Louisiana purchase almost doubled the size of the U.S. and it included Louisiana, Colorado, a little chunk of Texas, North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Kansas, Arkansas, Minnesota, Monta (MORE)

Why were there never dinosaurs found in Louisiana?

The eastern United States is primarily composed of marine deposits from the Paleozoic, meaning that most fossils are of fish, mollusks, and arthropods. Dinosaurs have only been found in four states east of the Great Plains: Alabama, Maryland, Missouri, and New Jersey.

Was The Louisiana Purchase about the state of Louisiana?

Not entirely. The Louisiana Purchase included a huge swath of land west of the Mississippi River -- the Louisiana Territory (French Le Louisiane ) was nearly as large as the existing United States, including all or part of 13 current US states. The intent of the Purchase was to acquire the port of (MORE)

Are red foxes found in Louisiana?

Yes, I see them in my yard quite often in Madisonville Louisiana. And they'll go after your pets, too. Cats and small dogs are easy prey for a fox trying to feed babies.

What was the Louisiana purches?

the Louisiana purchase was when George Washington got a offer from napoleon the leader of France to sell Louisiana to the US for 15 million dollars and george washinton agreed to it because Louisiana was a good way for US to grow and their was a important trade center there at the time

Can scorpions be found in Louisiana?

yes.... we have found at least two around our house in North Louisiana. they were not very big and I'm not sure what kind of scorpion it was. They were around 3 inches long and tan in color.

Can you drive to Louisiana?

Sure! Lousiana borders Texas, Arkansas and Mississippi, so you can certainly access it from any of the contiguous U.S. states, as well as Mexico and Canada.

Can a obsidian rock be found in Louisiana?

No, obsidian is also called 'volcanic glass,' since it is a product of cooled lava. Since there are no volcanoes in Louisiana there will not be any natural obsidian.

Is the motto of Louisiana?

motto is "Union, Justice, and Confidence." they have also used the slogan 'Fall in love with Louisiana all over again'

Where can jobs in Louisiana be found?

Jobs in Louisiana can be found by purchasing a Sunday newspaper and looking in the jobs or careers section of the classified pages or by visiting local shops.