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601 Forest Bend Dr. Plano T.X. 75025 October 15, 2004 Dr. John Allen, Director Institute of Texan Cultures 4522 Alamo Drive San Antonio, T.X. 73886 Dear Dr. Allen: I have written this letter to tell you every thing I have learned about La Salle. La Salle was a very important explorer. He was the first explorer from France and set up the first French outpost Ft. Saint Louis. He also met various Indian tribes on his journey. La Salle traveled all along the Coastal Plains. The Coastal Plains are on the East side of T.X. along Arkansas, Louisiana, Gulf of Mexico, and Mexico. The Coastal Plains are mainly low flat rolling hills, generally from about 1000 feet, to a few feet above sea level. Natural resources in the area consist of oil, water, wood, and natural gas. While La Salle was traveling he came across multiple tribes. One of these tribes was the Karankawas. Karankawas lived in the Coastal Plains. They ate fish, shellfish, wild rice, game, plants, and sea animals. They lived in small houses made from tying small
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