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20 Fun & Interesting Facts about Louisiana

Cajuns make up the majority of the population in Louisiana. They were resettled here from Canada because they would not pledge allegiance to the king of England.

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Louisiana Brown Pelican. This is a painting of a Louisiana Brown Pelican on a post. The Brown Pelican is Louisiana's official state bird, and it is a local icon appearing on the state flag and on other things. The fleur-de-lis is also a popular symbol in Louisiana.

"Sometimes life is about risking everything for a dream no one can see but you ✌️"

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Agriculture is a multibillion dollar industry for Louisiana -- creating jobs and generating income in rural and urban areas. This publication contains facts about Louisiana's agricultural commodities, agriculture's monetary value in 2010, what agriculture is and what agriculture means to you. (PDF Format Only)

Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.

Hurricane Katrina History and Numbers (Infographic)

Facts about the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the effect on New Orleans on the anniversary of the disastrous storm.

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Image: Facts About Louisiana History: 7 Things You Might Not Know

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Louisiana Purchase - Webquest with Key

Louisiana Purchase - Webquest with Key - This 6 page document contains a webquest and teachers key related to the basics of the Louisiana Purchase in America. It contains 16 questions from the history.com website and a detailed teacher key. Your students will learn about the early history of the Louisiana Purchase in the United States. It covers all of the major people, themes and events of the Louisiana Purchase.