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Introduction In this essay we attempt to describe the Louisiana Creole according to its history or origin, its speech community, its geographical location and the reasons why it is considered a Creole and not a language. Pidgin and Creole We can start this assignment by defining what a Creole is. However, in order to do this, we also have to define what a Pidgin is. Let us begin in that way. A Pidgin is a language with no native speakers; it is a contact language. In fact, the term pidgin...

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Living in Texas vs. Louisiana

Texas vs. Louisiana Cheri Lane Globe University Living in Texas vs. Louisiana Texas is the second most populous and the second-largest of the 50 states in the United States of America, and the largest state in the 48 contiguous United States (Wikipedia, Texas, 2013). Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America and is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States ((Wikipedia, Louisiana, 2013). Texas and Louisiana are two...

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Louisiana Purchase

Christian Ruiz Mr. Kelley Period1 14 February 2013 Louisiana Purchase On April 30,1803 the Louisiana territory, which was a third of the land for the new nation we call America, was purchased from France for fifteen million dollars. This helped fund Napoleon’s war against Great Britain. Thomas Jefferson made this decision because Jefferson did not want any other nation ruling in that territory, because Jefferson did not want to feel threatened with natives from the new land and France trying...

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Louisiana Purchase

Louisiana Purchase I believe that the Louisiana Purchase was one of the greatest impacts on American society because of the large amount of land and how it helped our economy. In this report you will see how lucky that the United States is to have obtained this large piece of land from France. Their are many reasons why Napoleon had to sell this large piece of land. Napoleon thought that this land could be a great asset to the French if they knew what to do with it. He didn't...

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Disharmonious French Government in the Louisiana Colony

The colony of Louisiana has faced many challenges. Besides having settlements along the Gulf Coast and all along the Mississippi River, I think obtaining this colony from the French is a bad idea. The French have had nothing but trouble while trying to set up Louisiana as a colony. The French lacks consistency in governing, they sent the wrong types of settlers, there are no cash crops, and they have trouble with the Native Americans. (Sept. 17,2012). There is a lot of disharmony within the government...

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The Louisiana Purchase

the acquisition of Louisiana by the United States, and the controversies and complications of assimilating this newly acquired territory in our country. The President was Thomas Jefferson. He purchased Louisiana because it was a well coveted territory, mostly by the U.S. Not only was it a huge piece of land that could grow Americas size immensely, but commerce was huge there. Also tensions were high with France, who was seemed to be constantly at war. Jefferson purchased Louisiana to keep France from...

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Louisiana Purchase

United States history. This land purchase with France became known as the Louisiana Purchase, and is acknowledged as an enormous accomplishment for President Jefferson. The Louisiana Purchase is a significant event in United States history, not only by doubling the size of the United States, but by having a considerable effect on the young nation’s foreign and domestic affairs. First, to understand the effects of the Louisiana Purchase it is necessary to understand the events leading to it. Around...

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Examining the Constitutionality of the Louisiana Purchase

Scott Colon Professor Wilkerson American Federal Government 18 January 2013 Examining the Constitutionality of the Louisiana Purchase The acquisition of the Louisiana Purchase caused a political debate of the constitution in the early United States government. There was a difference of opinions between politicians including Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine. Many believed that the provisions outlined in the United States Constitution should be strictly followed, but others believe that the...

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Controversy in the Louisiana Purchase

Every school child learns at an early age of the Louisiana Purchase. They learn simply of Thomas Jeffersons great real estate deal that more than doubled the size of the young United States. What they do not learn, however, is of the intense debate in congress, which nearly put the brakes on Jeffersons plan; or of the underhanded financial deals the Jefferson made while congress bickered in order to come up with the funding for the purchase; or of the decisions Jefferson made that seemingly compromised...

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Superior Council of Louisiana, Excerts from Debated on Whether to Intervene in a Choctaw-Chickasaw War (1723)

Jamie Eaves Paper #1 Feb. 18, 2013 4.2 Superior Council of Louisiana, Excerpts from Debates on Whether to Intervene in a Choctaw-Chickasaw War (1723) In 1723, the council of the early French Louisiana met to make a decision on whether to intervene in a war that was being fought between two of the Native American tribes, the Choctaws and the Chickasaws. This document contains six excerpts from their discussions over the matter and their decision to let the war between the two tribes continue...

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