5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Army Corps of Engineers
- a ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
- b Also known as "human geography," ___ geography discusses the human aspects of a place.
- c Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
- d The ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.
- e The non-Acadian ___ were the first European settlers of south Louisiana. They came to trade for pelts with the Native Americans and grow sugar cane.
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Originally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.
- A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
- The impacts of human inhabitants may be deliberate or accidental. Many human attempts at changing the landscape have unintended ___.
- A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.
5 True/False questions
Prairies → The cultural subregions of South Louisiana include this flat area.
North Louisiana → More ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming
towhead → A "___ island" forms when the river partially flows through a meander and partially through a "chute cutoff."
French → Originally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.
New Orleans → The first known effort to control flooding on the Mississippi River was done by the French as they built ___ in 1717.