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Louisiana Bicentennial History

Mandeville, LA - Exclusive Transcript - It was on January 22, 1812 that Louisianans decided we’re going to carve off this piece of the territory, the Orleans Territory, and we’re going to call this the State of Louisiana.  The congress that bought the territory says that we can do that.  The Louisiana Purchase document acknowledged that the inhabitants of what was being purchased would remain sovereign.  Of course, they were […]

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Church Doctrine

Happy 200th Birthday to the Country of Louisiana

  Happy 200th Birthday to The Country of Louisiana 1812-2012 ©2012 Mike Church Yesterday, 30 April 2012 marked the 200th4 anniversary of Louisiana’s membership in the Union of these United States of America. The front page of today’s Times Picayune blares out the misinformed headline “200 years after joining the nation, Louisiana…” blah blah blah. The headline is misinformed because Louisiana IS a nation in the same sense that France […]

todayMay 2, 2012