The ___ assisted over 640,000 survivors of the Great Mississippi Flood.
___ were forced at gunpoint to stay in flooded areas and work to reinforce the levees in 1927.
The ___ was used to confine African-Americans in relief camps in 1927.
Many African-Americans left their lives as ___ and moved to industrial centers such as Detroit and Chicago where they increased their incomes by finding work in factories.
Rural ___, outraged by the destruction of the levee at Caernarvon and the intentional flooding of St. Bernard Parish to protect New Orleans, voted out the New Orleans political machine and elected Huey P. Long.
In 1927, Secretary of Commerce ___, appointed by President Calvin Coolidge as the head of disaster relief, was widely applauded for his work.
The last name of the father and son who disagreed over the evacuation of African-Americans from the 1927 flood.
The old type of levee that failed during Katrina.
The new type of levee that will hopefully protect New Orleans in the next major hurricane.
Herbert Hoover had directed food relief efforts to bring U. S. aid to ___ in World War I.
In 1928 Herbert Hoover was elected ___.
___ are caused as warm, moist air near the ocean surface rapidly rises. The moisture condenses and releases heat, warming the air at higher altitudes.
As a hurricane forms a cycle is created that draws more air from the surface of the ocean. Converging winds near the ___ collide and accelerate the rising air.
The wind from Hurricane Katrina that hit New Orleans caused some damage, but ___ was the main problem for the city.
The damage caused by Hurricane Katrina was largely the result of the failure of ___ that allowed the city to flood.
A lawsuit by a(n) ___ group in 1977 prevented the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, the agency responsible for the levees, from building a better levee system.
President George W. Bush appointed ___, the former head of the American Quarter Horse Association, as the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency despite his lack of credentials or experience in disaster management.
Louisiana Governor ___ was blamed for a slow response to the Hurricane Katrina.
The ___ Program, established by the Blanco Administration, failed to provide promised financial aid to help storm victims rebuild in a timely manner.
Louisiana National Guard
The Bush Administration accused Governor Blanco of refusing to cooperate with Federal efforts and declining to permit the Federalization of the ___.
New Orleans Mayor ___ was faulted for neglecting to use school buses to evacuate residents before the storm.
Citizens lawfully in possession of firearms were forcibly disarmed by the government in violation of the ___ Amendment.
The City of New Orleans was forced to return confiscated ___ after Hurricane Katrina.
Mayor Nagin was found in contempt by the federal judge hearing the case for failing to turn over documents related to a lawsuit by the National ___ Association.
Hurricane Katrina left over 1800 ___.
The ___ were most affected by each disaster as they had fewer resources to use to evacuate or relocate.
In 1927 ___ added to the already rain-swollen streams.