††††††† The awesome state of Louisiana has lots of history and super cool facts. Thatís what makes it different from other states. To start with, Louisianaís nickname is the pelican state. In addition, the state capital is Baton Rouge.

Finally, Louisiana is a state full of amazing places, people, and history.

†††††††† Louisiana gets lots of rain. However, the pelican state is pretty hot. The population of animals is incredible. For example, there is mostly Amphibians, reptiles, wild animals, and pets. Furthermore, the reason for this is because Louisiana has lots of open land. Lastly, the state of Louisiana has an awesome holiday that you are going to learn about.

†††††††† Louisiana celebrates a holiday called mardi gras. Its on the first Tuesday in February. To begin with, there is a huge buffet table but the most popular food to eat is a thick soup called gumbo. Furthermore, thanks to this holiday Louisiana has raised almost one million people in the 1960s and 1970s. On the other hand, most of Louisianaís ancestors came from France, Canada, Spain, Germany, Ireland, and Italy.

††††††††† The pelican state has tons of history. To start with, a famous explorer named Hernando De Soto explored northern Louisiana in 1541. In addition, when the civil war started Louisiana sent over 56,000 troops. On the other hand, Louisiana became a state in 1812. Finally, Louisiana has great history.

††††††††† Louisiana has lots of important businesses. To start off with, most common jobs are manufacturing, mining, agriculture, and transportation. Furthermore, some chemical plants in the pelican state create plastics, fertilizers, paints, soaps, and medicines. In addition, there is lots of farms. On the other hand, new Orleans was an important trading center. Finally, Louisiana businesses were important.

††††††††† In conclusion, Louisiana is an amazing state. To begin with, lots of jobs are opening up down here which makes the population increase. Such as, the largest cities, Lafayette, New Orleans, Lake Charles, Baton Rouge, Shreveport, Kenner, Bossier City, Monroe, Alexandria, and New Iberia. In addition, Farms are growing Business. Therefore, Louisiana is a state full of life.