5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- meander belt
- Salt domes
- Army Corps of Engineers
- a Anglo-American & Scotch-Irish -- many to New Orleans even before the Louisiana purchase to ___ and do business
- b Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
- c A ___ is the area that was once a river.
- d The Mississippi River annually floods. The River is highest in ___ most years. The annual flooding is caused by melting snow and spring rain. The Mississippi River is at its lowest in October.
- e ___ such as Avery Island, are found on the Chenier Plain.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.
- French, expelled from Canada, moved to south Louisiana
- 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.
- First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations
- 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.
5 True/False questions
Deltaic Plain → The coastline of southeast Louisiana from Pearl River to Marsh Island.
African-American → Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.
Lowlands → 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).
Anglo-Americans → First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations
German → ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.