Louisiana

Introduction


US Nursing: Louisiana

IntroNursingWill find that much of the state’s lands were formed from sediment washed down the Mississippi River This left enormous deltas and vast areas of coastal marsh and swamp.
The second largest city and administrative capital is Baton Rouge. It is joined by other urban centres such as Lafayette. Shreveport, Lake Charles and Kenner, Several different groups have contributed to unique heritage of history and legend: namely the Creoles, the Cajuns, the American cotton planters and the African Americans who worked to create much of Louisiana’s wealth and whose music came to dominate the world.
US nurses will discover that some urban environments have a multicultural, multilingual heritage,. This has its roots in strongly influenced by a mixture of 18th-century French, Spanish, Native American, and African cultures that they are considered to be somewhat exceptional in the US. Indeed Louisiana State has been both a Spanish and French colony. US nurses will also read that the pattern of development included importing numerous African slaves in the 18th century with many from the same region of West Africa, thus concentrating their culture.


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