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Title: Louisiana


1
Louisiana
2
State
  • Motto Union, Justice, and Confidence
  • Bird Eastern Brown Pelican
  • Flower Magnolia

3
History
  • In 1682 Rene-Robert Cavelier claims Louisiana for
    France
  • In 1803 Napoleon sells the land west of
    Mississippi to the U.S. for 15,000,000
  • In 2003 Kathleen Blanco is elected as the first
    women governor of Louisiana.
  • In 2005 Hurricane Katrina floods New Orleans
    killing over 1,400 people and causing 75 billion
    in damage

4
Geography
  • Louisiana is located in the Southeast region.
  • The lowest point in Louisiana is New Orleans at 8
    ft. below sea level
  • The highest point is Driskill Mountain at 535 ft.
    also the only mountain in Louisiana

5
Capitol
  • Louisianas capitol is Baton Rouge
  • Louisianas state capitol is the tallest state
    capitol in the U.S. with 34 stories

6
Interesting Facts
  • White alligators can only be found in Louisiana
  • Louisiana produces the most crawfish in the world
  • Louisiana has had the most constitutions in the
    U.S.

7
Conclusion
  • Louisiana sounds like a fun and exciting place to
    me and I had fun learning about it and hoping to
    go there some day.

8
Credits
  • www.culturegrams.com
  • www.50states.com
  • www.factmonster.com
  • www.uen.org
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