The Neutral Ground was a disputed area between Spanish Texas and the United States' newly acquired Louisiana Purchase. The Neutral Ground (also known as the Neutral Strip, the Neutral Territory, and the No Man's Land of Louisiana;.
This map from 1814 shows Louisiana with the Neutral Strip highlighted. of the Louisiana Purchase brought Spain and the United States to the brink of war.
Louisiana's Neutral strip exhibits a culture colored by several pockets of diverse zone between Spain and the United States following the Louisiana Purchase.