Louisiana Timeline

 Look at the information below. You will download the student directions (Download MS Word or PDF File) and create an online Timeline using Timerliner Software or any of the interactive Timeline links. 

Alvarez de Pineda discovers mouth of the Mississippi River in 1519,


Robert Cavalier

better known as LaSalle claims territory for France in 1682.

New Orleans becomes Capital of Louisiana in 1722.


The Louisiana Purchase occurred in 1803.



New Capitol completed at Baton Rouge in 1932.




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