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  2. History of New Orleans - Wikipedia

    Throughout the 19th century, New Orleans was the largest port in the Southern United States, exporting most of the nation's cotton output and other products to Western Europe and New England. With it being the largest city in the South at the start of the Civil War (1861–1865), it was an early target for capture by Union forces.

  3. Battle of New Orleans - Wikipedia

    The Battle of New Orleans was fought on January 8, 1815 between the British Army under Major General Sir Edward Pakenham and the United States Army under Brevet Major General Andrew Jackson, roughly 5 miles (8 km) southeast of the French Quarter of New Orleans, in the current suburb of Chalmette, Louisiana.

  4. Streetcars in New Orleans - Wikipedia

    Louisiana (February 4, 1850 – 1878, August 27, 1913 – December 27, 1934) – The original 1850–1878 Louisiana Line was a branch line of the New Orleans & Carrollton, running on Louisiana from St. Charles to the river at Tchoupitoulas. The later 1913–1934 line ran from Canal Street up to Louisiana Ave. on Freret and Howard (now LaSalle ...

  5. Home | tulane

    You’ll also participate in TIDES (Tulane Interdisciplinary Experience Seminar) during your first year, giving you an academic lens to view your new home, New Orleans. Visit Undergraduate Admissions With over 200 degree programs, Tulane’s graduate community engages in unique and transformative work – whether online or on campus, and all ...

  6. Current Local Time in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - Time and Date

    Current local time in USA – LouisianaNew Orleans. Get New Orleans's weather and area codes, time zone and DST. ... United States: State: Louisiana (LA) Lat ...

  7. Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans - Wikipedia

    The United States took formal possession of New Orleans on December 20, 1803, and of Upper Louisiana on March 10, 1804. John Carroll , the Bishop of Baltimore , served as apostolic administrator of the diocese from 1805 to 1812.

  8. Slavery in the United States - Wikipedia

    This article may be too long to read and navigate comfortably. Please consider splitting content into sub-articles, condensing it, or adding subheadings. Please discuss this issue on the article's talk page. (August 2022) An animation showing when United States territories and states forbade or allowed slavery, 1789–1861 Slave auction block, Green Hill Plantation, Campbell County, Virginia ...

  9. On November 10, 2022, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held a naturalization ceremony in which 40 individuals became new United States citizens. The new citizens originated from countries around the world, exemplifying the truly diverse character of the United States citizenry. The Honorable Jane Triche Milazzo, U.S ...

  10. New Orleans Museum of Art - All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go

    Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix of culture and/or amusement as you ...

  11. VA Southeast Louisiana Health Care | Veterans Affairs

    At VA Southeast Louisiana Healthcare System, our health care teams are deeply experienced and guided by the needs of Veterans, their families, and caregivers. Find a health facility near you, and manage your health online.