Study sets, textbooks, questions
Upgrade to remove ads
Louisiana Becomes a State
Terms in this set (28)
Donating money to charitable causes.
The seat of government and its affairs for a specified area.
An official document outlining the governance of a state or nation.
To oversee negotiaties between two parties to reach a compromise.
The leader of the Roman Catholic Church and head of the state for Vatican City, a small independant city-state located within the borders of Rome, Italy.
A fight between two people using deadly weapons to settle a dispute.
Who sent representatives to France to negotiate the purchase of the port of New Orleans?
Who explored the Louisiana Territory? And also claimed the western Lands for the United States?
Lewis and Clark
What year did the United States purchase the Louisiana Territory from France?
How many people had to live in a territory to be eligible for statehood?
When was Louisiana admitted as a state?
What year did the territory of New Orleans apply for Statehood?
Who helped draft Louisiana's first constitution? And was also the first president of The Louisiana State Senate?
Julien Poydras De Lalande
What was Louisiana's System of Laws based on?
The Napoleanic Code
The first draft of The Louisiana Constitution was first written in French but was later change into what language?
Who was praised for bringing democratic rule to the state?
William C. Clairborne
Who was tasked with overseeing that the Louisiana constitution followed all the guidelines of the US constitution?
Julien Poydras de Lalande
Who was the first creole governor of Louisiana? And Mediated conflicts between Anglo-Americans and Creoles?
Jacques Philippe Villere (1761- 1830)
What was a result of voting rights being restricted to white males only?
Free blacks lost their right to vote.
Why were voting rights restricted to white males only?
Because members of congress were afraid that an african american could be elected to political office.
What city was the largest city in Lousiana and was the center of trade with a large diverse population?
How long did Donaldsonville serve as Louisiana's Captial?
What is the Capital of Louisiana today?
What is in the place of the old State Capital Building today?
What were the Goals of the Constitution?
To secure Citizens rights to life, Liberty and property. And to establish a free and independant state.
What was the purpose of opening the Louisiana Constitution of 1812?
To define the States boundaries.
What do both the US constitution and Louisiana constitution consider their primary purpose?
To secure the rights of the citizens of the state.
Other sets by this creator
Chapter 41 Vocab (Law Studies)
Law Studies Chapter 35 and 35 Vocab
Unit 5 Study Guide ( Law Studies )
Driving test quizlet
Other Quizlet sets
PY 490 Exam 3
Psychology 314 test 1
Latin 'Tacitus - Piso and Germanicus'