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  1. a Anglo-American & Scotch-Irish -- many to New Orleans even before the Louisiana purchase to ___ and do business
  2. b Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  3. c A ___ is the area that was once a river.
  4. 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.
  5. e ___ such as Avery Island, are found on the Chenier Plain.

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  1. A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.
  2. French, expelled from Canada, moved to south Louisiana
  3. 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.
  4. First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations
  5. 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

  1. Deltaic PlainThe coastline of southeast Louisiana from Pearl River to Marsh Island.


  2. African-AmericanMany in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.


  3. LowlandsThe 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).


  4. Anglo-AmericansFirst brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations


  5. German___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.


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