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Term: New Orleans


Located at mouth of Mississippi-Missouri river body; largest city in Louisiana; ceded to Spain in 1763; won final victory over British in War of 1812; seceded from Union at onset of Civil War; Union navy obtained site in 1862; site of Mardi Gras festival.lowest elev in LA BGN 1931 ranked 21st by population in the 1980 census


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American, Luiseño, Ipai, 1950 - 2018