This part of the Unit focuses on answering the Louisiana’s Early American Era as defined by the Louisiana History Scope and Sequence. The documents presented are a resource to be used in order to answer these two questions.
• What challenges emerged when joining the United States? (8.2.5)
• What was the geographic and economic importance of New Orleans in the War of 1812? (8.2.2, 8.2.5, 8.3.2, 8.7.1)