Louisiana Map Questions: Answer on loose-leaf paper. 1. Why do you think the founders of New Orleans choose the location that they did? 2. What is Louisiana’s northern boundary? 3. .What is Louisiana’s southern boundary? 4. What lake separates New Orleans and Mandeville? 5. In what area of the state does the Ouachita and Red Rivers merge together? 6. What large body of water separates Texas and Louisiana? 7. What river is the city of Shreveport located on? 8. Where does the Mississippi River empty? 9. Name two cities (you labeled) that the Mississippi River crosses through. 10. What is dangerous about the location of New Orleans?