Gulf Intracoastal Waterway
the portion of the Intracoastal Waterway located along the Gulf Coast.
US Army Corps of Engineers
the government agency that oversees the drainage of the US
the state bird of Louisiana.
a water rodent that eats vegetation
a small, flat-bottomed boat
studies what is left behind by other people and determined how they lived.
was a war hero and King Louis XIV sent him to carry out La Salle's dream of founding a French Colony near the mouth of the Mississippi
sailed down the Mississippi and found the Mississippi and claimed for France
Cote de allemandes
land above New Orleans
helps govern the colony, a group existing during the French colonial period that was in charge of judicial matters and was presided over by the commissionary commissioner
a Spanish military leader who came to Louisiana in 1769
was governor of Louisiana during the American Revolution
Le Moniteur de la Louisiane
the first newspaper in Louisiana
a wealthy merchant that lead a group of delegates to France to stop the transfer of LA to Spain
the governing body of Louisiana while it was a Spanish Colony
led the American forces during the battle of New Orleans
the leader of the Baratarians, and assisted the Americans at the Battle of New Orleans in exchange for immunity from past crimes against America
was Louisiana's first state elected governor
seized power in France and set out to conquer the world
cleared the Red River of the Great raft of logs and debris that blocked it
6 ¼ cents
he invented the vacuum pan evaporator, it made sugar very easy to grow
a union leader that took command of New Orleans and issued orders threatening women and was known as Beast Butler
Uncle Tom's Cabin
it was a book written by Harriet Beecher Stowe about the evils of slavery
union plan for defeating the south
Iberville's younger brother, He was left in charge of the expedition he oversaw the building of more French settlements, established New Orleans in 1718, known as father of Louisiana
a seasonally flooded forest
a wet, treeless prairie covered with water and grass
June 1st to November 30th
When wind speed reaches 74 miles per hour, winds rotate around a calm center or eye and get their energy from warm moist air.
a mysterious water route thorough the North American Continent.