Louisiana

History


US Nursing: Louisiana

Minden_High_School_(1909)_Historically minded US nurses will read that no other state has a more varied or colorful past than Louisiana. The state has been governed under 10 different flags since 1541.
Nurses will discover that during its early history the state was a trading and financial center, and the fertility of its land made it one of the richest regions in America. Over the past 200 years Louisiana became a major American producer of oil and natural gas and a center of petroleum refining and petrochemicals manufacturing.