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Battle of New Orleans Education Materials

A man dressed as an 1815 soldier talks with children

Talking with a living history reenactor makes learning about history fun!

NPS: A.J. Sisco

The curriculum-based materials below were developed for teachers and students to enhance their visits to the Battle of New Orleans anniversary event, but they can also be used alone. Materials may be reproduced as needed.

Important concepts about the War of 1812 and the Battle of New Orleans

Battle of New Orleans pre-visit activities

Battle of New Orleans on-site worksheet

Battle of New Orleans post-visit activities

Did You Know?

A hungry Louisianan peels crawfish.

Although there are over 250 species of North American crawfish, Louisiana’s annual 100-million-pound, $50 million harvest consists mainly of two species. There are a lot of ways to eat crawfish: crawfish etouffee, crawfish pie, crawfish stew, boiled crawfish, crawfish beignets, crawfish bread.....