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    Degradation In Louisiana

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    degradation. For instance, harsh weather effects, deadly toxins, and even human interaction cause a rapid decline of the land. In the state of Louisiana, these situations are a deadly effect on its' coastline. Aside from these ongoing, or seasonal effects, a new threat has entered the group, and it goes by the name of the Nipponaclerda biwakoensis, or commonly known as 'the scale'. Louisiana is situated above the Gulf of Mexico, and along it's coastline are around 225,000 acres of marshes, or wetlands. These marshes consist of Roseau canes, which are a "bulwark" of tall, sturdy reeds that unites the coastline to withstand harsh conditions. It not only holds the soil in place, but it also builds up the land. "No other plant…

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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…

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    Louisiana Civil Rights

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    1. Geography a) The coordinates of Louisiana is 31.0413° north and 91.8360° west which is a state located in the United States of America. The state shares its northern border with Arkansas, eastern border with Mississippi, southern border with the Gulf of Mexico and western b9order with Texas. http://www.worldatlas.com/na/us/la/a-where-is-louisiana.html b) My family and I live in Ajax, Ontario and if we decided to drive and take a road trip to New Orleans, Louisiana, United States it would…

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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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    New Orleans, Louisiana

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    If you would like to go and visit a unique and interesting place than New Orleans, Louisiana is the place for you. Just take a moment and read this paper and I bet that you will fall in love with this special place. Kayaking and shopping can be found in this city as well as in this paper. Though one can be a work out both can help the family bond. The classy restaurants that can be found here are delicious, But fancy so dress-up! Hotels here are roomy, great, and modern. They will make you feel…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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