5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- New Orleans
- North Louisiana
- a The Mississippi River runs from Lake ___ in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.
- b A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
- c The first known effort to control flooding on the Mississippi River was done by the French as they built ___ in 1717.
- d More ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming
- e Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
5 Multiple choice questions
- ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.
- More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.
- The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
- Anglo-American & Scotch-Irish -- many to New Orleans even before the Louisiana purchase to ___ and do business
- The coastline of southeast Louisiana from Pearl River to Marsh Island.
5 True/False questions
Greater New Orleans → 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
cultural → The ___ Hills were formed by material left behind by glaciers.
spillways → After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
Macon → The ___ Ridge is one elevated area formed by debris deposited by glaciers in the last ice age.
Creole → The first European settlers of north Louisiana. Settled around Natchitoches.