5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Greater New Orleans
- a The Mississippi River Alluvial Plain includes some elevated areas formed by materials deposited as ___ retreated during the last ice age.
- b After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
- c ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
- d The older part of Louisiana, formed during the Mesozoic (250 m.y.a. to 65 m.y.a.) and Cenozoic Eras (65 m.y.a to the present).
- e More ethnically diverse -- cultural gumbo; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith and Voodoo; historically more engaged in trade and banking
5 Multiple choice questions
- A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.
- ___ may be considered in physical and cultural (or human) terms.
- African-Americans were originally brought to south Louisiana as slaves, many were freed under ___ law,
- Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Italian → The Mississippi River runs from Lake ___ in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.
French → The first European settlers of north Louisiana. Settled around Natchitoches.
trade → The ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.
towhead → A "___ island" forms when the river partially flows through a meander and partially through a "chute cutoff."
African-Americans → Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.