The great state of Louisiana
became the 18th state in the Union on
April 30, 1812. Louisiana was named by the French explorer Sieur de
La Salle in 1682 to honor King Louis XIV (14) of France. The capital
is Baton Rouge. The city of New Orleans is 8 feet below sea level.
The first inhabitants of Louisiana were the Native Americans. There
were over 20 tribes of Indians located in Louisiana. The first
Europeans to find Louisiana were the Spanish. The French were the
first ones to settle in the rugged lands of Louisiana.
Name of Emblem/Symbol
"Union, Justice, and Confidence"
Sportsman's Paradise (previously -
"Give me Louisiana"
"You are my Sunshine"
Louisiana Catahoula Leopard Dog
State Freshwater Fish
State Saltwater Fish
Spotted Sea Trout
Green Tree Frog
Complete the questions below.
1. Louisiana became the 18th
state in the Union on April 30,
2. The state mammal is the
3. Louisiana was named by
the French explorer
4. The state reptile is the .
5. The Agate is the state
6. The state tree is the
7. The Louisiana Catahoula Leopard is the state
8. The state freshwater fish is the
9. The first inhabitants of
Louisiana were the
10. The Crawfish is the state
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