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    Specializing in Southern Politics, Elections and Louisiana Politics Dr. Wayne Parent’s analysis of the Louisiana carnival of politics is truly one to be taught for years to come. Parent effortlessly tells the sordid story of Louisiana and their often times corrupt political system. In a state where there has been more constitutions than any other in the union as well as having Napoleonic based law, Louisiana is clearly different. To dive into this minefield of diversity is a tough task and Inside the Carnival: Unmasking Louisiana Politics Parent truly examines and explores all areas, leaving the reader with a thirst for more knowledge. Dr. Wayne Parent a prominent political scientist as well as associate dean of the College of Arts and Science at Louisiana State University, he is a frequent commentator on national and Louisiana political media. He has appeared on such shows as Nightline, CBS Sunday Morning, All Things Considered, and U.S. News and World Report. As a Russell B. Long Professor of Political Science at Louisiana State University, he has won numerous awards.…

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    In prelude to the American Revolution, a historical event shaped the foundation of Louisiana history and the formation of a new culture. This was the expansion of world super power nations, which included: France, Britain and Spain in the 17th century, to the discovery of new lands along the Atlantic coast of the North America. In 1604, a few Frenchmen embarked on an expedition to the New World, which was largely unpopulated by the French at the time. Justice Chisholm explains, “When the brave…

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    Outside perception of Louisiana is spicy crawfish, deep accents, and bad hygiene, but this perception does not portray Louisiana’s rich culture. Mike Tidwell, the author, felt like researching was not enough to grasp the full feel for the unique southern Louisiana living. Tidwell takes it upon himself to explore the culture by embedding himself in with the local people, which by doing so opened his eyes to a lot of individuals who are being affected by the vanishing cajun culture. The culture of…

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    Land Loss In Louisiana

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    Louisiana Wetland Loss The loss of Louisiana's seaside wetlands is a standout amongst the most genuine natural issues confronting the nation today. Louisiana brags more than 4 million sections of land of wetlands, speaking to 40% of the country's aggregate. These wetlands are among the world's most different and gainful biological communities. In the blink of an eye, Louisiana's wetlands are in a condition of fast debasement. 80% of the country's beach front area misfortune happens in…

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    Louisiana Bay Wetlands

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    Louisiana Costal Wetlands: Save the Big Easy Across the United States, there are over six million acres of wetland, that shelter countless species of fish, birds, and animals. The nation’s largest coastal wetlands are located in the southern part of the country along the entire Louisiana shoreline. “Louisiana wetland is the perfect habitat for oysters, shrimp, crabs and home to the most abundant fisheries in the world. Louisiana accounts for about thirty percent of the countries’…

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    $15 million Thats how much the Louisiana purchase cost. Around 1758-1831 Jefferson sent future U.S. president James Monroe to Paris to aid Livingston in the New Orleans purchase talks. Shortly before Monroe's arrival the French asked Livingston if the United States wanted to purchase the Territory of Louisiana. One of the main reasons the Louisiana purchase was important is because The it gave the U.S. control of the Mississippi River and the city of New Orleans. They were used by…

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    The Impact of the French on Louisiana Dialects In Louisiana culture, the Creole and Cajun dialects dominate the language. In Connie Eble’s article “The Louisiana Purchase and American English”, she states that the event that has had the biggest influence on the dialects today is the Louisiana Purchase. In December of 1803, The Louisiana Purchase took place and America grew. Up to that point, areas in Northern America belonged to whomever was controlling the land at that time. In 1762, the…

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    Louisiana Purchase

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    deal was known as the Louisiana Purchase. It was the single largest purchase of land ever acquired by the United States as well as the cheapest. Not only did it doubled the size of the country, but also extended commerce trade. It is also known as one of the largest land purchases in History, and one of President Thomas Jefferson’s greatest achievements. Before…

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    Voodoo In Louisiana

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    means “spirit” or “deity” in the languages of West Africa. It is a religion that encompasses philosophy, medicine, and justice. The creator of both the universe and the spirits is understood to be the God of the Christian Bible; however, because the religion was established before people were able to read or write; therefore, there is no sacred text or central authority. Spanning centuries and continents the religion has morphed into hundreds of incarnations and practices. One such…

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    The Dystopian Culture In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, there has been a verified F-5 hurricane that is wreaking havoc on the people of Louisiana. There is one major problem about the hurricane though, it is moving farther North and breaking apart, going through every state and destroying everything in its path. A man named Collin Jones though, has everyone calmed, because he is getting everyone out of harm’s way as he puts his life on the line to safe those he can. “Is everyone okay so far” Collin…

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