Comprehensive New Orleans

In a country containing so much diversity and history, it is practically impossible to
locate one city which embodies “American” diversity. a colony started by the French was
the first area to fully integrate culture and religion. The city of New Orleans, now
prosperous form its diversity, epitomizes the “American Melting Pot”. It is complicated to
relate such different backgrounds, but with an overview of history, culture, religion, and
integration on a small scale, a reader is capable of applying the values to the American
culture as a whole.
In 1699 the first plans for New Orleans were born. French-Canadian, Pierre le
Moyen, Sieur d’Iberville left ...

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Beinville had great plans for the development of the French colonies and in 1717
he submitted plans for a new settlement to the Company of the West. In 1718 France
agreed with Beinville’s plans and authorized him to establish the settlement, according to
his plans, one hundred miles up the Mississippi. Four years later the capitol of the
Louisiana territory was transferred to the new settlement now know as New Orleans.
The new colony was called “New Orleans” in honor of the Duke d’Orlean. Duke
d’Orlean supposedly had something to do with the funding for the new colony. The Duke
favored John Law, the founder of the Company of the West, and supported many of the
company’s ventures, the construction of New Orleans inclusive.
The new, growing colony needed a government, so a democratic council was
formed. New Orleans was under the rule of a law making body called the Superior
council which was first formed in 1712. The ...

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place, the Cabillo. The Cabillo had ten members, four seats were elected and six
were purchased. The rebels, not agreeing with the new form of government, chased
governor Ulloa out of town. The leaders of the rebellion were a arrested, five were shot,
one died in jail and the remaining six were incarcerated.
New Orleans was granted trading rights by Spain in 1795. In 1800 the Treaty of
San Ildefenso gave Louisiana back to France. This treaty was a secret, unknown to the
colonists. Napoleon Bonaparte induced the Spanish King to return the land to France for
extremely appealing considerations. Only rumors had been heard in the colony as to the
reality of such a ...

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