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  1. a ___ such as Avery Island, are found on the Chenier Plain.
  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 Mississippi River discharges 420 ___ gallons of water per day
  4. d Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  5. e 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.

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  1. The ___ were formed in the Holocene Epoch, at the end of the last ice age, when glaciers melted and sea levels rose.
  2. A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.
  3. French, expelled from Canada, moved to south Louisiana
  4. ___ control is an ongoing struggle on the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain.
  5. The line connecting the deepest part of the river is called a "___."

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  1. Macon___ control is an ongoing struggle on the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain.

          

  2. consequencesThe ___ were formed in the Holocene Epoch, at the end of the last ice age, when glaciers melted and sea levels rose.

          

  3. FrenchOriginally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.

          

  4. Coastal MarshFrench, expelled from Canada, moved to south Louisiana

          

  5. ItascaEarly ___ 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.

          

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