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Consolidated city-parish located along the Mississippi River in the southeastern region of the U.S. state of Louisiana. Wikipedia

  • History of New Orleans

    The history of New Orleans, Louisiana, traces the city's development from its founding by the French in 1718 through its period of Spanish control, then briefly back to French rule before being acquired by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. The largest port in the South, exporting most of the nation's cotton output and other products to Western Europe and New England. Wikipedia

  • Louisiana

    State in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States. 19th-smallest by area and the 25th most populous of the 50 U.S. states. Wikipedia

  • Jefferson Parish, Louisiana

    Parish in the state of Louisiana. 432,552. Wikipedia

  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana

    Capital city of the U.S. state of Louisiana. Parish seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the most-populous parish in Louisiana. Wikipedia

  • Mississippi

    State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas. Largely defined by the Mississippi River. Wikipedia

  • Of the history of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. 1718 – La Nouvelle-Orléans founded by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville of the Mississippi Company. Wikipedia

  • Jackson, Mississippi

    Capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Mississippi. One of two county seats of Hinds County, along with Raymond, Mississippi. Wikipedia

  • St. Louis

    Second-largest city in Missouri, and sits on the western bank of the Mississippi River, which forms the state line between Illinois and Missouri. The Missouri River merges with the Mississippi River 15 river miles north of Downtown St. Louis, forming the fourth-longest river system in the world. Wikipedia

  • Mississippi River

    Second-longest river and chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system. From its traditional source of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota, it flows generally south for 2320 mi to the Mississippi River Delta in the Gulf of Mexico. Wikipedia

  • St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

    Parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana named after Tamanend, a Principle Lenape Chief considered the "Patron Saint of America." Although not a saint of the Roman Catholic Church, George Washington held him in higher esteem than Roman Catholic Saints, even qualifying him as divine and possessing moral perfection. Wikipedia

  • Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans

    Ecclesiastical division of the Roman Catholic Church spanning Jefferson (except the city of Grand Isle, which is in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, and Washington (civil) parishes of southestern Louisiana. Second to the Archdiocese of Baltimore in age among the present dioceses in the United States, having been elevated to the rank of diocese on April 25, 1793, during Spanish colonial rule. Wikipedia

  • Lafayette, Louisiana

    City in and the parish seat of Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, located along the Vermilion River in the southwestern part of the state. Fourth-largest in the state, with a population of 126,185 according to 2019 U.S. Census estimates. Wikipedia

  • List of Louisiana metropolitan areas

    The U.S. state of Louisiana has a total of nine Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs). Thirty (30) of Louisiana's sixty-four (64) parishes are classified as metropolitan. Wikipedia

  • Hurricane Katrina

    Large Category 5 Atlantic hurricane which caused over 1,800 deaths and $125 billion in damage in August 2005, particularly in the city of New Orleans and the surrounding areas. At the time the costliest tropical cyclone on record, and is now tied with 2017's Hurricane Harvey. Wikipedia

  • Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana

    Parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. 23,042. Wikipedia

  • Florida Parishes

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  • Florida

    State located in the Southeastern region of the United States. Third-most populous and the 22nd-most extensive of the 50 United States. Wikipedia

  • Philadelphia

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  • Neighborhood of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. A subdistrict of the French Quarter/CBD area, its boundaries, as defined by the City Planning Commission, are Iberville, Decatur and Canal Streets to the north; the Mississippi River to the east; the New Orleans Morial Convention Center, Julia and Magazine Streets, and the Pontchartrain Expressway to the south; and South Claiborne Avenue, Cleveland Street, and South and North Derbigny Streets to the west. Wikipedia

  • Billy Nungesser

    American politician serving as the 54th Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana. Also the former president of the Plaquemines Parish Commission, having been re-elected to a second four-year term in the 2010 general election in which he topped two opponents with more than 71 percent of the vote. Wikipedia

  • U.S. Route 90 Business (New Orleans, Louisiana)

    Business route of U.S. Highway 90 located in and near New Orleans, Louisiana. It runs 14.25 mi in a general east–west direction from US 90 in Avondale to a junction with Interstate 10 (I-10) and US 90 in the New Orleans Central Business District. Wikipedia

  • Memphis, Tennessee

    City along the Mississippi River in southwestern Shelby County, Tennessee, United States. 651,073, making it Tennessee's second-most populous city behind Nashville, the nation's 28th-largest, and the largest city situated along the Mississippi River. Wikipedia

  • St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana

    Parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. 35,897. Wikipedia

  • French Quarter

    Oldest neighborhood in the city of New Orleans. Founded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, the city developed around the Vieux Carré ("Old Square" in English), a central square. Wikipedia

  • Lake Pontchartrain

    Brackish estuary located in southeastern Louisiana in the United States. Area of 630 sqmi with an average depth of 12 to 14 ft. Some shipping channels are kept deeper through dredging. Wikipedia

  • New York City

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  • Louisville, Kentucky

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  • Houston

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  • Interstate 10 in Louisiana

    Interstate 10 (I-10), a major transcontinental Interstate Highway in the Southern United States, runs across the southern part of Louisiana for 274.42 mi. It passes through Lake Charles, Lafayette, and Baton Rouge before dipping south of Lake Pontchartrain to serve the New Orleans metropolitan area before leaving the state. Wikipedia

  • Uptown New Orleans

    Section of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, on the east bank of the Mississippi River, encompassing a number of neighborhoods between the French Quarter and the Jefferson Parish line. Area of mixed residential and small commercial properties, with a wealth of 19th-century architecture. Wikipedia


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  • The book Baby Names Now: From Classic to Cool—The Very Last Word on First Names places the origins of "La" names in African-American culture in New Orleans.African Americans-Wikipedia
  • To the west, the Union destroyed the Confederate river navy by summer 1862, then much of its western armies, and seized New Orleans.American Civil War-Wikipedia
  • However, it was less than in many smaller American cities, including New Orleans, Newark, and Detroit, which had 53 murders per 100,000 residents in 2012.Chicago-Wikipedia
  • In the Spanish Louisiana, Governor Bernardo de Gálvez organized Spanish free black men into two militia companies to defend New Orleans during the American Revolution.African Americans-Wikipedia
  • Wealthy French Creoles generally maintained town houses in New Orleans as well as houses on their large sugar plantations outside town along the Mississippi River.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • The French established their own settlements along the Mississippi River, notably New Orleans.United States-Wikipedia
  • Railroads arrived with the completion of the transcontinental Southern Pacific line from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 1876 and the Santa Fe Railroad in 1885.Los Angeles-Wikipedia
  • New Orleans was the center of this trade in the Deep South, but slave dealers were in Houston.Houston-Wikipedia
  • In 1917, a New Orleans band called "The Original Dixieland Jazz Band " recorded jazz tunes that became hits all over the country.Drum kit-Wikipedia
  • Steamboats first arrived in St. Louis in 1817, improving connections with New Orleans and eastern markets.St. Louis-Wikipedia
  • According to the FBI, St. Louis, New Orleans, Detroit, and Baltimore had the highest murder rate along with several other cities.Chicago-Wikipedia
  • Virginia traveled to New Orleans to study nursing soon after Bill was born, leaving him in Hope with her parents Eldridge and Edith Cassidy, who owned and ran a small grocery store.Bill Clinton-Wikipedia
  • Largely as a result of the increased development of Nissan and other Japanese economic interests in the region, Japan moved its former New Orleans consulate-general to Nashville's Palmer Plaza.Nashville, Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Jazz is a music genre that originated in the African-American communities of New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with its roots in blues and ragtime.Jazz-Wikipedia
  • France offered free land to colonists to attract families to Detroit; when it reached a population of 800 in 1765, this was the largest European settlement between Montreal and New Orleans, both also French settlements, in the former colonies of New France and La Louisiane, respectively.Detroit-Wikipedia
  • Record labels based out of Atlanta, St. Louis, and New Orleans also gained fame for their local scenes.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Among North American ports, it ranks second to New Orleans' Port of South Louisiana in cargo tonnage imported from Latin America.Miami-Wikipedia
  • In 1811, the introduction of steamboats on the Ohio River opened up the city's trade to more rapid shipping, and the city established commercial ties with St. Louis, Missouri, and New Orleans downriver.Cincinnati-Wikipedia
  • Many slaveholders brought enslaved African Americans with them or purchased them through the domestic slave trade, especially in New Orleans.Mississippi-Wikipedia
  • For passenger rail service, Memphis and Newbern, are served by the Amtrak City of New Orleans line on its run between Chicago, Illinois, and New Orleans, Louisiana.Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Two years after the Hornets' move to New Orleans, the NBA returned to North Carolina, as the Charlotte Bobcats were formed as an expansion team in 2004.National Basketball Association-Wikipedia
  • In his 1859 book about Texas, Olmsted described San Antonio as having a "jumble of races, costumes, languages, and buildings", which gave it a quality that only New Orleans could rival in what he described as "odd and antiquated foreignness."San Antonio-Wikipedia
  • New Orleans, Shreveport, and Baton Rouge are home to a thriving film industry.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.Louisiana-Wikipedia
  • This heavily trafficked crossroads location made Bean Station an important stopover between Washington, D.C. and New Orleans for early American travelers and settlers entering Tennessee, with taverns and inns operating by the early 1800s.Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Also achieving similar levels of success at this time were Master P and his No Limit label in New Orleans; Master P built up a roster of artists (the No Limit posse) based out of New Orleans, and incorporated G funk and Miami bass influences in his music.Hip hop music-Wikipedia
  • Throughout much of the 19th century, it was listed among the top 10 U.S. cities by population, surpassed only by New Orleans and the older, established settlements of the United States eastern seaboard, as well as being the sixth-biggest city for a period spanning 1840 until 1860.Cincinnati-Wikipedia
  • There are examples of tresillo-like rhythms in some African American folk music such as the hand-clapping and foot-stomping patterns in ring shout, post-Civil War drum and fife music, and New Orleans second line music.Rhythm and blues-Wikipedia
  • I-55 connects Memphis to St. Louis and Chicago to the north, and Jackson, Mississippi and New Orleans to the south.Memphis, Tennessee-Wikipedia
  • Training sites in the state include Camp Beauregard near Pineville, Camp Villere near Slidell, Camp Minden near Minden, England Air Park (formerly England Air Force Base) near Alexandria, Gillis Long Center near Carville, and Jackson Barracks in New Orleans.Louisiana-Wikipedia

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