5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Coastal Marsh
- a The ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.
- b In south Louisiana, early ___ immigrants came directly from their homeland and settled on the "___ Coast" area of the Mississippi River to farm, later ___-American immigrants in southwest Louisiana had earlier settled in the Midwestern United States.
- c The impacts of human inhabitants may be deliberate or accidental. Many human attempts at changing the landscape have unintended ___.
- d A wetter cultural subregions of South Louisiana
- e The line connecting the deepest part of the river is called a "___."
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.
- After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
- German immigrants to New Orleans included Protestants, Catholics, and ___. Many were skilled tradesmen and entrepreneurs.
- 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.
- The ___ were formed in the Holocene Epoch, at the end of the last ice age, when glaciers melted and sea levels rose.
5 True/False Questions
Flood → ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
Italian → 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.
April → ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.
towhead → The ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.
African-American → Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.