New-orleans Sentence Examples
Foreign commerce is almost wholly centred at New Orleans.
There are many fine groves on the Mississippi below New Orleans.
Hammond 1 has constructed a table from information supplied by the secretaries of the cotton exchanges at New York, Charleston, Savannah, Mobile, New Orleans and Galveston, showing the sales of " spot " cotton at those ports for the twenty-two years between 1874-1875 and 1895-1896, and in all cases an absolute decline is evident.
The westward expansion of the United States made necessary American ports on the Gulf of Mexico; consequently the acquisition of West Florida as well as of New Orleans was one of the aims of the negotiations which resulted in the Louisiana Purchase of 1803.
In retaliation General Andrew Jackson captured the place, but in a few days withdrew to New Orleans.Advertisement
It is served by the Arkansas, Louisiana & Gulf, the Little Rock & Monroe, the% Vicksburg, Shreveport & Pacific (Queen & Crescent), and the St Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern railways, and by river steamers plying between New Orleans and Camden, Arkansas.
In Orleans the city of New Orleans occupies nearly all the high ground and encroaches on the swamps.
The urban element is larger than in any other southern state, owing to the large population of New Orleans.
Since that time conditions of health in New Orleans have been revolutionized (in 1907 state control of maritime quarantine on the Mississippi was supplanted by that of the national government), and smaller cities and towns have been stimulated to take action by her example.
At Monroe there is a State Reform School, and at New Orleans a Coloured Industrial Home and School.Advertisement
There is also a state home for disabled Confederate soldiers at New Orleans on Bayou St John.
One of his first acts was to found the city of New Orleans on its present site in 1718.
Meantime New Orleans had become the seat of government in 1722.
Antonio de Ulloa (1716-1795), a distinguished Spanish naval officer and scholar, came to New Orleans in 1766 to take possession for his king.
In the summer of 1769 Alejandro O'Reilly came to New Orleans with a strong military force (3600 troops).Advertisement
The chief interest of the Spanish period lies in the advance of settlement in the western territories of the United States, the international intrigues - British, French and Spanish - involving the future of the valley, the demand of the United States for free navigation on the Mississippi, and the growing consciousness of the supreme importance of the river and New Orleans to the Union.
With the Spanish governor Estevan Miro, who succeeded Galvez in 1785, James Wilkinson of Kentucky, arrested at New Orleans with a flat-boat of supplies in 1787, intrigued, promising him that Kentucky would secede from the United States and would join the Spanish; but Wilkinson was unsuccessful in his efforts to carry out this plan.
At the expiration of the three years the Spanish governor refused the use of New Orleans as a place of deposit, and contrary to the treaty named no other port in its place.
In November 1811 a convention met at New Orleans and framed a constitution under which, on the 30th of April 181 2, the Territory of Orleans became the state of Louisiana.
In this same year the first steamboat reached New Orleans.Advertisement
It descended the Ohio and Mississippi from Pittsburg, whence there had already been a thriving river trade to New Orleans for about thirty years.
At other times New Orleans has been the capital, and here too have always been various state offices which in other states ordinarily are in the state capital.
Two-thirds of the delegates were from New Orleans.
Nevertheless, the radicals, because it was impossible to call a convention through the medium of the state government, took advantage of this clause to reconvoke the old convention at New Orleans.
One historic clash in New Orleans (on the 14th of September 1874) between the " White League " (" White Man's Party") and the Republican police is commemorated by a monument, and the day is regarded by Louisianans as a sort of state independenceday.Advertisement
In 1891 the lynching of eleven Italians at New Orleans gave rise to grave difficulties involving Italy, the United States, and the state of Louisiana.
He was chosen to draft the resolution of thanks voted by the legislature to General Andrew Jackson after the battle of New Orleans.
At this time there was much uneasiness in the United States as a result of Spain's restoration of Louisiana to France by the secret treaty of San Ildefonso, in October 1800; and the subsequent withdrawal of the " right of deposit " at New Orleans by the Spanish intendant greatly increased this feeling and led to much talk of war.
Gaines took a prominent part in the operations against the Seminoles in Florida in 1817 (when he was in command of the Southern Military District) and in 1836 and during the Mexican War commanded the department of the South-West, with headquarters at New Orleans.
The multiple-effect evaporator, originally invented and constructed by Norberto Rilleux in New Orleans in 1840, has under gone many changes in design and construction since Effect that year.
It is the seat of a Moravian mission, and has a good harbour, with regular steamship services to Greytown in Nicaragua, and to New Orleans.
His commercial connections at New Orleans enabled him to hold out the lure of a ready market at that port for Kentucky products, and this added greatly to the strength of the separatist movement.
Before his agent returned, however, he had betrayed his colleague's plans to Jefferson, formed the Neutral Ground Agreement with the Spanish commander of the Texas frontier, placed New Orleans under martial law, and apprehended Burr and some of his alleged accomplices.
Jackson is served by the Illinois Central, the Alabama & Vicksburg, the Gulf & Ship Island, New Orleans Great Northern, and the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley railways, and during the winter by small freight and passenger steamboats on the Pearl River.
He was commissioned lieutenant in April 1861, and in the Civil War served on the steamsloop "Mississippi" (1861-1863) during Farragut's passage of the forts below New Orleans in April 1862, and at Port Hudson in March 1863; took part in the fighting below Donaldsonville, Louisiana, in July 1863; and in 1864-1865 served on the steam-gunboat "Agawam" with the North Atlantic blockading squadron and took part in the attacks on Fort Fisher in December 1864 and January 1865.
A Confederate attack on the post of Helena, Arkansas, was the last serious fight on the great river, and before the end of July the first merchant steamer from St Louis discharged her cargo at New Orleans.
The development of the banana trade dates from 1881, when 3500 bunches of fruit were exported to New Orleans.
The delay, together with the proposal of John Jay, the Secretary for Foreign Affairs and commissioner to negotiate a commercial treaty with the Spanish envoy, to surrender navigation rights on the lower Mississippi for twenty-five years in order to remove the one obstacle to the negotiations, aroused so much feeling that General James Wilkinson and a few other leaders began to intrigue not only for a separation from Virginia, but also from the United States, and for the formation of a close alliance with the Spanish at New Orleans.
The people still continued to have troubles with the Indians and with the Spanish at New Orleans.
He was military agent in New Orleans in 1809-1810, was deputy quartermaster-general in April - July 1812, and was in active service in the War of 1812 as adjutant and inspector-general in the campaign against York (now Toronto), Canada, and in the attack on York on the 27th of April 1813 was in immediate command of the troops in action and was killed by a piece of rock which fell on him when the British garrison in its retreat set fire to the magazine.
In the midwinter month, it is the eastern half of the country that has strong temperature contrasts; the temperature gradients are twice as strong between New Orleans and Minneapolis as on the Pacific coast, and the contrast between Jacksonville, Fla., and Eastport, Me., is about the same as between San Diego, Cal., and the Aleutian Islands.
Another, the Order of Our Lady of Lourdes, was founded in 1883 for work in the archdiocese of New Orleans.
In the south of the continent France also crowned La Salle's work by founding early in the 18th century New Orleans at the mouth of the Mississippi.
It was a far cry from New Orleans to Quebec. If France could link them by a chain of settlements and shut in the English to their narrow strip of Atlantic seaboard there was good promise that North America would be hers.
His first voyage, with his father 1 While he was in New Orleans he adopted David Farragut, who later served with him on the "Essex."
Biloxi is both a summer and a winter resort, particularly for the people of New Orleans and Mobile, and has a fine beach, extending for about 12 m.
He died in New Orleans on the 11th of February 1895.
The expedition to New Orleans is separately dealt with.
When nineteen he made a journey as a hired hand on a flatboat to New Orleans.
Being now twenty-one years of age, Abraham hired himself to Denton Offutt, a migratory trader and storekeeper then of Sangamon county, and he helped Offutt to build a flatboat and float it down the Sangamon, Illinois and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans.
It is served by the Gulf & Interstate, the Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe, the Kansas City Southern, the Texas & New Orleans, the Colorado Southern, New Orleans & Pacific, the Beaumont, Sour Lake & Western (from Beaumont to Sour Lake, Tex.), and the (short) Galveston, Beaumont & North-Eastern railways.
The first European settlers, who were French, came by way of the Great Lakes, and established intimate relations with New Orleans by the Mississippi river.
Havana has frequent steam-boat communication with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Tampa, Mobile, New Orleans and other ports of the United States; and about as frequent with several ports in England, Spain and France.
During his stay in New Orleans he proclaimed martial law, and carried out his measures with unrelenting sternness, banishing from the town a judge who attempted resistance.
It is served by the Southern, the Alabama Great Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, and the New Orleans & North Eastern and the Alabama & Vicksburg (Queen & Crescent Route) railways.
In 1903 more than 2,000,000 bunches were consigned to New Orleans.
In 1875 he was sent to New Orleans to deal with grave civil disorder, a duty which he carried out with the same uncompromising severity that he had previously shown in 1867.
In May 1860 he became postmaster of New York city, and from January until March 1861 he was secretary of the treasury of the United States, in which capacity he issued (January 29, 1861) to a revenue officer at New Orleans a famous order containing the words, "if any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot."
After 1818 his parents lived in Charleston, South Carolina, and he went to Yale in 1825 for his education, but left without taking a degree, and entered an attorney's office in New Orleans.
He was admitted to the New Orleans bar in 1832.
He compiled with his friend John Slidell a valuable digest of decisions of the superior courts of New Orleans and Louisiana; and as a partner in the firm of Slidell, Benjamin & Conrad, he enjoyed a good practice.
Benjamin joined the northern circuit, and a large proportion of his early practice came from solicitors at Liverpool who had correspondents in New Orleans.
In 1883 she was appointed special agent to allot lands to the Omaha tribes, in 1884 prepared and sent to the New Orleans Exposition an exhibit showing the progress of civilization among the Indians of North America in the quarter-century previous, in 1886 visited the natives of Alaska and the Aleutian Islands on a mission from the commissioner of education, and in 1887 was United States special agent in the distribution of lands among the Winnebagoes and Nez Perces.
Its trade is chiefly with New Orleans in plantains, cocoa-nuts, pineapples and other fruit.
He upheld American rights in Samoa, pursued a vigorous diplomacy with Italy over the lynching of eleven Italians, all except three of them American naturalized citizens, in New Orleans on the 14th of May 1891, held a firm attitude during the strained relations between the United States and Chile (growing largely out of the killing and wounding of American sailors of the U.S. ship "Baltimore" by Chileans in Valparaiso on the 16th of October 1891), and carried on with Great Britain a resolute controversy over the seal fisheries of Bering Sea, - a difference afterwards settled by arbitration.
In 1869 the institution was removed to Baton Rouge, and in 1877 it was united with the Agricultural and Mechanical College, established in 1873 and in 1874 opened at New Orleans.
In 1864 the Unionists made New Orleans the seat of government.
In 1806 the settlement was known as New Orleans village.
In 1832 he went to America with Count Albert Pourtales, and in 1834 crossed the prairies from New Orleans to Mexico with Washington Irving.
While at New Orleans in 1845, Taylor received orders from President Polk to march his troops into Texas, as soon as that state should accept the terms of annexation proposed by the Joint Resolution of Congress of March 2, 1845.
The range of latitude from Point Barrow in the Arctic Ocean to Cape Muzon is almost 17 degrees - as great as from New Orleans to Duluth; the range of longitude from Attu Island to the head of Portland Canal is 58 degrees - considerably greater than from New York to San Francisco.
In the conduct of tactical operations Butler was almost uniformly unsuccessful, and his first action at Big Bethel, Va., was a humiliating defeat for the National arms. Later in 1861 he commanded an expeditionary force, which, in conjunction with the navy, took Forts Hatteras and Clark, N.C. In 1862 he commanded the force which occupied New Orleans.
As a politician he excited bitter opposition, and was charged, apparently with justice, with corruption and venality in conniving at and sharing the profits of illicit trade with the Confederates carried on by his brother at New Orleans and by his brother-in-law in the department of Virginia and North Carolina, while General Butler was in command.
No steamer traversed the Mississippi above the Ohio until 1817, nor was a voyage made between New Orleans and St Louis, nor the lower Missouri entered, until 1819.
It is served by the Louisville & Nashville, the Southern, the Chesapeake & Ohio, the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific, the Lexington & Eastern, and electric railways.
During the war with England from 1812 to 1815 Livingston was active in rousing the mixed population of New Orleans to resistance.
Hattiesburg is served by the Gulf & Ship Island, the Mississippi Central, the New Orleans, Mobile & Chicago and the New Orleans & North Eastern railways.
Hardy, a railway official, who planned a town at the intersection of the New Orleans & NorthEastern (which built a round house and repair shops here in 1885) and the Gulf & Ship Island railways.
The passage of the Mississippi was forced on the 24th of April 1862, and New Orleans surrendered on the 26th; this was immediately followed by the operations against Vicksburg, from which, however, Farragut was compelled to withdraw, having relearnt the old lesson that against heavy earthworks, crowning hills of sufficient height, a purely naval attack is unavailing; it was not till the following summer, and after a long siege, that Vicksburg surrendered to a land force under General Grant.
During this time the service on the Mississippi continued both difficult and irksome; nor until the river was cleared could Farragut seriously plan operations against Mobile, a port to which the fall of New Orleans had given increased importance.
In Congress, though one of the youngest members, he at once sprang into prominence by his clever defence of Jackson during the consideration by the House of a bill remitting the fine imposed on Jackson for contempt of court in New Orleans.
The city is served by the Alabama Great Southern (Queen and Crescent), the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific (partly controlled by the Southern), the Nashville, Chattanooga & St Louis (controlled by the Louisville & Nashville), and its leased line, the Western & Atlantic (connecting with Atlanta, Ga.), the Central of Georgia, and the Chattanooga Southern railways, and by freight and passenger steamboat lines on the Tennessee river, which is navigable to and beyond this point during eight months of the year.
The New Orleans police department was weakened by desertion.
The music is " loose swing " with a New Orleans feel for collective improvisation.
Couple denies Katrina charges The owners of a New Orleans nursing home deny manslaughter over the deaths of 35 patients in Hurricane Katrina.
The Reverend Gilbert Scie leads a cleaning effort in his flooded neighborhood of Holy Cross, New Orleans.
Against stacked odds, however, one aspect of New Orleans life is being kept alive.
Early in the 20th century, a powerful voodoo priestess followed her guiding spirit from New Orleans to a small town in Washington State.
Strength in numbers At this point in New Orleans ' rebuilding process, strong, organized neighborhoods are critical to their own self-preservation.
Up to 80% of New Orleans is still underwater and looters are ransacking the city.
In this bedlam no shots were fired and no punches were thrown, but New Orleans seemed like a city unhinged.
Wonderful fresh produce and seemingly unlimited seafood resources provide the ingredients for some wonderful meals form New York to New Orleans to San Fransisco.
Boston is the second import port of the United States, but its exports in 1907 were less than those of Philadelphia, of Galveston, or of New Orleans.
The New Orleans line of the Southern Pacific was opened in January 1883; the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe completed its line to San Diego in 1885, and to San Francisco Bay in 1900.
New Mexico is traversed by two transcontinental lines, the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe, from Chicago to San Francisco and the Southern Pacific, from New Orleans to San Francisco.
It has the best seafood cooked in the style of New Orleans in my opinion.
Nearly 80 percent of New Orleans was under water and close to 2,000 people died.
After high school, Ellen moved back to New Orleans, where she attended the University of New Orleans.
In the early 1980s, DeGeneres tried a hand at comedy, working as the emcee at Clyde's Comedy Club in New Orleans.
DeGeneres will appear in a documentary in June 2007 which looks at the effects Hurricane Katrina had on those who live in New Orleans.
Nicolas Cage - He was arrested for domestic abuse on his wife and disturbing the peace in New Orleans.
Heck no, New Orleans needs Steven Seagal roaming the streets with a badge and a gun.
Prior to filing for divorce, Sandra and Jesse had begun the process of adopting a baby from New Orleans.
Although Hurricane Katrina had a devastating effect of the New Orleans area, cruise lines are slowly rebuilding business; wedding cruise New Orleans venues are now more available and might promise the nuptials of your dreams.
Choosing a New Orleans wedding cruise can be fun and exciting.
Following are some of the options you have from various New Orleans cruise lines for your wedding.
Carnival also offers destination weddings out of New Orleans which can be performed on a Caribbean island available on itinerary options.
Norwegian Cruise Line offers a variety of destination wedding packages from New Orleans to the Caribbean with various amenities, priced from under one hundred dollars per stateroom to over three hundred dollars per stateroom.
Although technically not a cruise, you can have a magical wedding cruise New Orleans style with New Orleans Paddlewheels.
Steamboat Natchez is another river cruise venue available for couples who want to exchange vows in the New Orleans area.
Contact the New Orleans Steamboat company at 1-800-233-2628 for more information on their wedding packages.
For out-of-town couples interested in honeymooning to the New Orleans area, Majestic will also be offering a new "Rediscover New Orleans" themed cruise.
When looking for a wedding cruise New Orleans couples can also consider flying to other ports that may depart to different locations.
The New Orleans Steamboat Company offers some of the best riverboat cruises on the Mighty Mississippi River.
Voyages that originate in New Orleans allow passengers to soak up the city's southern charm, tour local landmarks and imbibe in an unlimited array of award-winning eateries before the ship even sets sail.
Carnival encourages its passengers to experience all New Orleans has to offer, from its legendary jazz lounges to its world-class shopping, and everything in between.
Carnival cruises departing from New Orleans typically sail from late May through February.
If you enjoy rousing activities and delectable cuisine, then you might consider opting for a sailing from New Orleans that includes multiple days at sea, so you can experience all the ship has to offer.
A Mississippi steamboat cruise leaving New Orleans can make a great date night or extended getaway.
Enjoy a mix of live narration, music, and more, as you leave New Orleans and cruise along the river in an old-fashioned steamboat.
A Mississippi steamboat cruise leaving New Orleans can last as long as just a few hours or up to seven nights.
In addition, starting in spring 2011, there will be cruises that will take you from New Orleans to Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of seven nights.
Starting in May of 2011, river cruises to Memphis from New Orleans will be available again thanks to Cruise-West of Seattle and the Spirit of America.
What would a New Orleans cruise be without live jazz music and the option to dance?
You can take the whole family on a steamboat cruise that leaves New Orleans and enjoy history, food, music, and more.
When it comes to steamboat cruises, Memphis to New Orleans could be the voyage of a lifetime.
When a steamboat cruises Memphis to New Orleans down the Mississippi River, it gives passengers the ability to soak up the culture, listen to jazz under the stars and stop to learn about areas along the river's path.
In recent years, it has been difficult to find steamboat cruises that travel from Memphis to New Orleans.
Prior to 2011's cruises, there was the Majestic America Line that hosted many of the Memphis to New Orleans cruises.
Steamboat cruises, Memphis to New Orleans especially, are not easy to find because of the lack of steamboats that can accommodate overnight passengers.
However, there are a few companies that offer evening or twilight cruises on the landmark waterway, including Steamboat Natchez New Orleans Dinner Jazz Cruise.
The Seattle-based business offered seven-night Mississippi River cruises from Memphis to New Orleans and back, as well as a Memphis to Nashville route.
It travels to Cartagena, Malaga, theCanary Islands, and theBahamasbefore it docksin New Orleans.
In 2005, Hurricane Katrina caused such extensive damage to the Six Flags New Orleans location that the park has been abandoned while insurance claims are settled, a process which can take years.
This steam engine takes visitors on a "Grand Circle Tour" of the park, riding through Main Street USA, New Orleans Square, Mickey's Toontown and Tomorrowland.
Records are also available for New Orleans between 1813-1819.
The Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans is famous for the throwing of beads when someone, usually a woman, flashes the thrower.
The history of Mardi Gras costuming has a lot of layers and is as complex as the history of New Orleans itself.
While Mardi Gras is celebrated the world over, the carnival in New Orleans is one of the most storied and its costumes the most elaborate and outrageous.
The French settlers of New Orleans brought over their traditions, with Carnival being one.
Comprising both French and Spanish settlers, New Orleans was remarkably diverse as a colony.
Eventually, there were several krewes, all of which were elite both to Mardi Gras and New Orleans.
This costume contest drew tourists and reporters, paving the way for the New Orleans Mardi Gras to become a world-wide phenomenon.
For New Orleans Mardi Gras, the separate krewes traditionally used the holiday to make social and political commentary.
This is a nice shop to support, since they are based right in the heart of New Orleans.
Must-visit locations in New Orleans for ghost hunters include St. Louis Cemetery Number 1 and St. Louis Cemetery Number 2, particularly the tomb of Marie Laveau, a famous voodoo practitioner.
The New Orleans police department was eventually overwhelmed with so many phone calls asking about the rumor that they published a web site explaining that the story was a hoax.
This New Orleans cemetery commonly appears as one of the most haunted graveyards on lists compiled by ghost hunters and paranormal investigators.
A memorable sequence shows them dressing up and dancing on a plantation in New Orleans.
Meanwhile, Bill is in New Orleans asking the Queen for advice on how to deal with and destroy the Maenad whose blood is poison to the vampires.
Agricultural products from most of the Midwest and east coast are shipped to the Port of New Orleans before distributing these materials throughout the U.S. and overseas.
Until the levee systems are repaired in New Orleans and power is restored, shipping will continue to be affected.
Along with designing these unique items, Big Paw Designs has supported, through donations, sixty pet rescues, including pet rescues after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans.
Carole offers a specific line of items called Woof Fleur de lis whose profits are donated specifically for dog and cat rescues in New Orleans.
A portion of every sale of Woof Fluer de lis charms goes directly to animal rescues in New Orleans.
After gaining 45 pounds during a pregnancy in the 1960s, Jenny decided to take action by operating a fitness center in New Orleans.
For example, a masquerade ball theme might benefit New Orleans charities rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina, while a mermaid theme may benefit charities dedicated to saving the ocean.
The music story in New Orleans is all about jazz and gospel.
In fact, some consider New Orleans to be the birthplace of jazz.
In addition to gospel and jazz, R&B and blues thrived in New Orleans.
In addition to the traditional genres in Louisiana, in more recent times, the state - and New Orleans in particular - has been at the forefront of the Southern rap genre.
Memphis is often called the "birthplace of the blues," and while some argue that blues was also going strong in New Orleans and Chicago, Memphis' Beale Street was - and is - the center of blues culture.
Renny is 53 years old and owns a beauty salon in New Orleans.
Fallieras provided medical aid in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
It is also probably responsible for the eroticization of the 'death by vampire bite' that finds echoes in cult television's Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Anne Rice's New Orleans vampire tales.
Plantation life and the New Orleans of the eighteenth century are densely realized.
In the spring of 2005, Rice moved from her home in New Orleans.
Teams such as the New Orleans Saints, Indianapolis Colts, Cleveland Browns and the Miami Dolphins did not have significant changes in their jerseys by 1994, but they made small changes.
The receiver of the Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific railway applied for an injunction against Phelan and others, which was granted.
The principal lines are the Illinois Central, the Yazoo & Mississippi Valley, the Southern, the Mobile & Ohio, the New Orleans & North-eastern, the Kansas City, Memphis & Birmingham, the Mobile, Jackson & Kansas City, the Alabama & Vicksburg, and the Gulf & Ship Island.