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  1. Pleistocene
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  3. Atchafalaya Delta
  4. German
  5. Irish
  1. a The ___ Entrenchment is the soil deposited around 18,000 years ago when the ice age caused the sea level to drop. The ___ Entrenchment is around 400 feet below the present sea level.
  2. b In south Louisiana, early ___ immigrants came directly from their homeland and settled on the "___ Coast" area of the Mississippi River to farm, later ___-American immigrants in southwest Louisiana had earlier settled in the Midwestern United States.
  3. c The Deltaic Plain was formed by the Mississippi River and its ___, the Atchafalaya River as they deposited sediments when their waters slowed down on entering the Gulf of Mexico.
  4. d ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.
  5. e Today the ___ is over 76 square miles and growing. It is an exception to the coastal erosion on other places in the Deltaic Plain and Chenier Plain.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. More ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming
  2. A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
  3. The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
  4. Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  5. Anglo-American & Scotch-Irish -- many to New Orleans even before the Louisiana purchase to ___ and do business

5 True/False Questions

  1. CreoleOriginally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.

          

  2. FrenchOriginally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.

          

  3. Salt domes___ such as Avery Island, are found on the Chenier Plain.

          

  4. SpanishDescendants of the settlers of Texas, mainly in the Zwolle, Louisiana area in north Louisiana.

          

  5. BastropThe ___ Hills were formed by material left behind by glaciers.

          

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