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Louisiana- Gab and Ali

  1. 1. Why you should visit Louisiana By:
  2. 2. State Fun Facts <ul><li>Nickname: Bayou State </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: Brown Pelican </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Magnolia Blossom </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: Bald Cypress </li></ul><ul><li>Landmarks: State museum, Aquarium of Americas, Atchafalaya Basin </li></ul>
  3. 3. Basic Facts <ul><li>Capital: Baton Rouge </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 4,351,769 </li></ul><ul><li>Statehood: It became the 18 th state on April 30, 1812 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Geography <ul><li>What type of land? Louisiana has lots of rivers and lakes. The highest point is Driskill Mountain at 535 feet above sea level. The lowest point is 8 feet below sea level. </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it located? 30.448N, 91.126W </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ethnicities (who live there)?
  6. 6. Industries and Crops <ul><li>Crops: Soybeans, Cotton, Sugarcane </li></ul><ul><li>Industries: Chemicals, Gasoline, and Food </li></ul>
  7. 7. History of the State <ul><li>Louisiana is home to New Orleans, the home of jazz. New Orleans was capital a long time ago. Opera first preformed in New Orleans. Louisiana was in the Union for the Civil War. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Economy
  9. 9. Famous People <ul><li>Louis Armstrong </li></ul><ul><li>Geoffrey Beene </li></ul><ul><li>Truman Capote </li></ul><ul><li>Kitty Carlisle </li></ul><ul><li>Van Cliburn </li></ul><ul><li>Michael De Bakey </li></ul><ul><li>Fats Domino </li></ul><ul><li>Louis Moreau Gottschalk </li></ul>
  10. 10. What to do in Louisiana <ul><li>Day 1: Arrive at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans </li></ul><ul><li>You can spend the day at the State Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2: You can spend the day at The Aquarium of the Americas or watch a Jazz Band </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3: You can go to the Atchafalaya Basin or see the ruins of Hurricane Katrina </li></ul>
  11. 11. THANK YOU <ul><li>THANK YOU FOR WATCHING OUR SLIDE SHOW!! WE THANK http://www.50states.com/louisian.htm </li></ul><ul><li>FOR ALL THE INFO WE USED!!! </li></ul><ul><li>BYEEEEEEE! </li></ul>

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