Louisiana has a rich, colorful historical background. The Early Spanish explorers who explored this part of world were Alvárez Piñeda, Alvar Veca and Hernado de Soto. In 1682, Lois Forteen of France claimed all this area. Louisiana became French in 1731 but it was ruled by Spain in 1763 after the French and Italian Wars. Louisiana was given back to France (or France taken it back) in 1800 and after that it was sold to U.S. by napoleon in 1803. The southern part, known as the territory of Orleans, then became the state of Louisiana in 1812. Hence Louisiana officially became a state not before 1812.
1. Mardi gras
This is the world famous celebration celebrated in New Orleans or the Louisiana. This event is celebrated by cooking delicious food and by having loads of fun.
2. Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson became the hero of New Orleans in the war that was fought after 1812. This war was ended after when the news of war ending reached New Orleans.
This state was named after the king Luis of France who was the fourteenth king of that time.
4. Tallest State Building
The state of Louisiana has the tallest capitol building is situated in Louisiana. It is 34 floors building and 450 feet tall.
Louisiana is the only state which does not contain any counties unlike all other states of US. Its political subdivisions are called parishes.
Napoleon sold this state to US but his memories and rule never ended here. It is the only state which still runs the same old Napoleonic state law.
7. The First American-African Navy Officers
In US the first ever state that employed African-American army officers. Before this there were no African American army men in US army in any state.
If you are living in Louisiana, you should not bit any person with your natural teeth because it is considered an assault and if you have unnatural teeth then do not do this because it’s a serious crime.
Rayne a place in Louisiana is called the frog capital of the world, probably because it has the most frogs or the biggest frog population in the whole world.
Gueydan is known as the "Duck Capital of America" in recognition of its abundance of ducks in its waters.