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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 Coastal Wetlands

Louisiana Coastal Wetlands: Restore or Retreat Imagine returning to your Hometown 30 to 40 years from now to find it completely replaced by wetlands. This is the reality that many Louisiana natives living along the coastline of the Gulf of Mexico will have to face if coastal erosion continues at the pace it is going. Costello proclaims, “Since 1932, when the Department of Natural Resources began keeping thorough, accurate records, Louisiana has lost over 1,900 square miles or 1.2 million acres of...

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Essay On Erosion In Louisiana

On April 30, 1812 the great state Louisiana was founded, also known as “The Gumbo Pot”. Tourists visit Louisiana a lot based off of many thigs including; its cultures, food, and traditions. However , a little known fact is that the state is being washed away by 30 football fields of land each day and soon the state is predicted to be gone, actions and precautions are taken we can stop the disaster from happening. Coastal erosion in Louisiana is the process of steady depletion of wetlands, along...

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Solving the Budget Crisis in Louisiana

Budget Crisis in Louisiana Ejoshua McDonald CJA/454 May 07, 2013 Monica Wells Budget Crisis in Louisiana The legislatures of Louisiana are in session at the present moment attempting to find answers for the state’s budget crisis. Like other states, the budget of Louisiana has been in shambles for years, as legislatures try to find solutions suitable for all citizens. The topic of discussion stem from Gov. Bobby Jindal’s tax swap plan, House Speaker Chuck Kleckley’s backing...

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Interracial Unions in the French Louisiana

hopes to create a European colony, this led to the official practices to break barriers between European men and Louisiana Indians by the sending young boys to learn the Indian customs and to spy. However, the Louisiana Administrators and the missionaries feared “losing” French Louisianans to the Indians. This problem they believed could be solved by bringing Frenchwomen to the Louisiana colony. Even with the increase population of Frenchwomen, administrators and clerics were unable to eliminate métissage...

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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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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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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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The Louisiana Purchase

1. Describe the events leading to the purchase of the Louisiana Territory in 1803. Discuss the terms of the treaty and how Jefferson reconciled his strict interpretation of the Constitution with the acquisition of the territory. Before the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, the entire Louisiana territory covered what is today known as the Midwest. The purchase of the land was a monumental step in the expansion of the United States. Thomas Jefferson became the 2nd president of the United States...

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