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Who founded Louisiana?

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 the  east of Texas, to the south of Arkansas, and to the west of  Mississippi. It is along the Gulf of Mexico.
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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 Ohio  River to the mouth of the Mississippi River, (MORE)

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 par (MORE)

Are there bayous in Louisiana?

The state of Louisiana is full of bayous. A bayou is a body of  water that can be a slow moving river or stream. they are most  commonly found in very low lying areas and us (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 ab (MORE)

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 (MORE)
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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 (MORE)