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    New Orleans, Louisiana is a naturally diverse city where delicious food, jazz and creative people meet (New Orleans History, 2016). On May 07, 1718 a Frenchman by the name of Sieur de Bienville founded the prudent port city of New Orleans which is also measured five feet below sea level (New Orleans History, 2016). The city of New Orleans was named in honor of the Duke of Orleans that very same year (Fact Monster, 2016). New Orleans is described to be a human gumbo because of its unique collaboration

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    New Orleans

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    Re-develop or Abandon The issue with the re-developing of New Orleans is an area that has been debated between governors, investors, urban planners, residents and other professionals since hurricane Katrina, the costliest “natural” disaster in 2005. This wonderful place, is a Louisiana city near the Gulf of Mexico. Its strategic position, becomes the exit of the great Mississippi-Missouri river system, which drains the interior North of America. New Orleans is one of the lowest spots in the United States,

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    Robert Mayhue Geography Mr. Sullivan October 5, 2014 Katrina New Orleans as time has progressed has become more susceptible than most cities when it comes to the detrimental power of hurricane force and storm surges. There are two reasons for this. The first is that New Orleans has a very low elevation relative to the surrounding sea level, the second is the lack of Louisiana’s natural defense against storm surges; that is the coastal wetlands and its barrier islands. The location of the

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    New Orleans Broke

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    damage to the Gulf Coast, especially to New Orleans. Many lives were lost, and the people were both physically and mentally distraught. However, after just six months the people of New Orleans gathered their spirits to celebrate Mardi Gras. This celebration proved that the city’s identity had not been forgotten. New Orleans’ identity was also evident during the hurricane, which highlighted the ways in which people cared for each other. Although New Orleans went through an environmental crisis, the

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    New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the "Big Easy," it's known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. Embodying its festive spirit is Mardi Gras, the late-winter carnival famed for raucous costumed parades and street parties. The city is named after the Duke of Orleans, who reigned as Regent for Louis XV from 1715

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    New Orleans Disasters

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    New Orleans is one of the world's most fascinating cities. It's home to truly unique melting pot of culture, food and music. Its jazz and food are some things that attract hundreds of tourists but it has also been the victim to many great natural disasters. But the disasters it’s people have faced never seem to bring them down. In New Orleans jazz is very popular even though it did not originally start in this city.Jazz was first born mainly in New Orleans. This was because things were more freely

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    Jazz In New Orleans

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    New Orleans was the start to Americans music starting with jazz. It all started with mixed races in a cosmopolitan location. People added on to the style of jazz and improved it. The original style of jazz started progressing into other things like ragtime and blues. After that things like improvisation was added. New Orleans was the beginning to all American music. In New Orleans many mixed races lived side by side in close quarters. This made it so that everyone could play music. Although New

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    The City Of New Orleans

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    The city of New Orleans lies below sea level in a bowl bordered by levees which prevent the high waters of the Mississippi River from flooding the city. These levees were put to the test on August 29, 2005 when Hurricane Katrina hit, causing severe destruction along the Gulf coast. Three concrete floodwalls protecting the city of New Orleans fractured and burst under the weight of surging waters from the hurricane, killing hundreds and resulting in an estimated $100 to $150 billion worth of damage

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    The City Of New Orleans

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    engulfed in water, numerous residents became stranded, and could be seen on the roofs of buildings across the city. A neighborhood TV channel reported New Orleans was encountering broad flooding due to levee damage, clean water was scarce, and the city was electrically deficient and was estimated to last for weeks. At day’s end, the Mayor of New Orleans described the considerable death toll with reports of bodies floating on the water throughout the city. The National Guard set up morgues all throughout

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    When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in late August of 2005, it not only destroyed the city, but unraveled the ties that held the society together. Tens of thousands of people were forced out of their homes, bound to find a means of survival on their own. Relationships they had previously formed, social constants they had grown accustomed to were thrown out of the window, and laws became irrelevant. Within a matter of days, everything they had known was destroyed, and it became the survival of

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