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  1. Bastrop
  2. lobes
  3. South Louisiana
  4. French
  5. North Louisiana
  1. a The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
  2. b More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.
  3. c The ___ Hills were formed by material left behind by glaciers.
  4. d More ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming
  5. e New Orleans was established by ___ settlers over forty years before the Acadians arrived in South Louisiana.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations
  2. Early ___ immigrants in New Orleans often took on French versions of their last names. They had a mutual aid society in New Orleans by 1843. The largest wave of their immigration was from 1890 to 1910.
  3. Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
  4. The Mississippi River discharges 420 ___ gallons of water per day
  5. Also known as "human geography," ___ geography discusses the human aspects of a place.

5 True/False questions

  1. OxbowThe ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.

          

  2. AcadiansFrench, expelled from Canada, moved to south Louisiana

          

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

          

  4. IsleƱosThe 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).

          

  5. RedThe ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.

          

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