Presentation on theme: "LOUISIANA. WHAT IS LOUISIANA ? A state in the USA WHERE ? In the South of the USA."— Presentation transcript:
WHAT IS LOUISIANA ? A state in the USA WHERE ? In the South of the USA
SPOT IT ON THE MAP !
Look at the following hints and find one particularity of LOUISIANA !
PARTICULARITY A small part of the population speaks French = 4,4% of the population
Decribe Louisiana as it was in the end of the 18 th century and the beginning of the 19th VERY BIG CENTER OF THE USA : from the Gulf of Mexico from the Gulf of Mexico To the Canadian border ONE THIRD OF THE PRESENT USA
LET'S FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE BIRTH OF LOUISIANA NAME : CAVELLIER DE LA SALLE CAVELLIER DE LA SALLE JO B ? EXPLORER
WHERE WAS HE FROM ? FROM NEW FRANCE
WHAT DID HE DO IN 1682? HE EXPLORED A TERRITORY = from the Mississipi river basin to the mouth of this river
CAVELLIER DE LA SALLE NAMED THIS TERRITORY LOUISIANA. WHY ? TO HONOUR THE FRENCH KING THE FRENCH KING LOUIS XIV