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  1. New Orleans
  2. mudlump
  3. Itasca
  4. North Louisiana
  5. Anglo-Americans
  1. a The Mississippi River runs from Lake ___ in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.
  2. b A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
  3. c The first known effort to control flooding on the Mississippi River was done by the French as they built ___ in 1717.
  4. d More ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming
  5. e Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.
  2. More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.
  3. The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
  4. Anglo-American & Scotch-Irish -- many to New Orleans even before the Louisiana purchase to ___ and do business
  5. The coastline of southeast Louisiana from Pearl River to Marsh Island.

5 True/False questions

  1. Greater New OrleansMore ethnically diverse -- cultural gumbo; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith and Voodoo; historically more engaged in trade and banking

          

  2. culturalThe ___ Hills were formed by material left behind by glaciers.

          

  3. spillwaysAfter the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.

          

  4. MaconThe ___ Ridge is one elevated area formed by debris deposited by glaciers in the last ice age.

          

  5. CreoleThe first European settlers of north Louisiana. Settled around Natchitoches.

          

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