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Bienville and Iberville
Two men sent to Louisiana to protect it. Iberville founded a French colony. Bienville founded New Orleans.
Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon
Napoleon needed money for a war in Europe. As a result, he sold the Louisiana Purchase to Thomas Jefferson, the President of the United States.
De Soto
An explorer that sailed through Louisiana before LaSalle. He was looking for gold (he didn't find any).
LaSalle
Claimed new territory for the French and called it Louisiana
French
They lived in the Louisiana Territory, but did not like it. The French eventually gave the territory to Spain.
Spanish
Came to live in Louisiana after France gave the territory to Spain. The word "Creole."
Germans
Came to Louisiana Territory after the French advertised they needed farmers.
Native Americans
The first inhabitants of Louisiana. Many were killed by disease or enslaved by the French and Spanish settlers.
Andrew Jackson
Led the Battle of New Orleans. During the battle, US troops defeated the British.
Acadians
French settlers who were forced out of their homes in Acadia (now Canada) and went to Louisiana to be with others who spoke French and to practice their religion freely.
Louisiana Purchase
Large piece of land sold the the US by France.
New Orleans
An important port where many items could be traded.
Africans
Forced to come to Louisiana to become slaves.
Huey Long
Governor of Louisiana in 1930's and known as the "kingfish."
P.B.S. Pinchback
The first African American governor in Louisiana.
Bienville and Iberville
Two men sent to Louisiana to protect it. Iberville founded a French colony. Bienville founded New Orleans.
Thomas Jefferson and Napoleon
Napoleon needed money for a war in Europe. As a result, he sold the Louisiana Purchase to Thomas Jefferson, the President of the United States.
De Soto
An explorer that sailed through Louisiana before LaSalle. He was looking for gold (he didn't find any).
LaSalle
Claimed new territory for the French and called it Louisiana
French
They lived in the Louisiana Territory, but did not like it. The French eventually gave the territory to Spain.
Spanish
Came to live in Louisiana after France gave the territory to Spain. The word "Creole."
Germans
Came to Louisiana Territory after the French advertised they needed farmers.
Native Americans
The first inhabitants of Louisiana. Many were killed by disease or enslaved by the French and Spanish settlers.
Andrew Jackson
Led the Battle of New Orleans. During the battle, US troops defeated the British.
Acadians
French settlers who were forced out of their homes in Acadia (now Canada) and went to Louisiana to be with others who spoke French and to practice their religion freely.
Louisiana Purchase
Large piece of land sold the the US by France.
New Orleans
An important port where many items could be traded.
Africans
Forced to come to Louisiana to become slaves.
Huey Long
Governor of Louisiana in 1930's and known as the "kingfish."
P.B.S. Pinchback
The first African American governor in Louisiana.