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  •  things have changed since NO was founded (none)
    The land has sunk putting more of it below sea level. You might have noticed most of the older parts of N'awlands are atill high and dry, French Quarter and Garden district.

    Importantly the barrier islands and marshlands were much more extensive, making the location more dangerous now than it was when the city was first built.

    Also the location at the bottom of the Mississippi near the gulf demanded a city to support shipping.

    SOCIAL SECURITY: Invented by Democrats yesterday, Protected by Democrats today

    by mollyd on Sat Sep 10, 2005 at 09:17:38 AM PDT

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