History of Louisiana

The history of Louisiana is long and rich. From its earliest settlement by Native Americans to its status as linchpin of an empire to its incorporation as a U.S. state, it has been successively bathed in the cultural influences of Native Americans, French, Spanish, the Caribbean, Africans, and the English, and has subsequently developed a rich and unique creolization of cultures.

Read more about History Of Louisiana:  Prehistory, French Exploration and Colonization (17th Century To 1756), Africans and Early Slavery, Spanish Interregnum (1763–1800), Incorporation Into The United States and Antebellum Years (1803–1860), Secession and The Civil War (1860–1865), Reconstruction, Disenfranchisement and Segregation (1865–1929), The Great Depression and WWII (1929–1940s), The Battle For Civil Rights (1950–1970), Katrina and Its Aftermath (2005–present)

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... Cut off in many cases from healthy food, medicine or water, or assembled in public spaces without functioning emergency services, more than 1500 people in New Orleans died in the aftermath ... Government at all levels had failed to prepare adequately despite severe hurricane warnings, and emergency responses were slow ...

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