Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.
Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
The ___ branch of Christianity arrived first in north Louisiana at Natchitoches and Los Adaes.
The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
Henry Miller Shreve
___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
The original French pioneers were ___.
Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.
The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
Though established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.
Africans forced into slavery in Haiti were coerced into adopting Roman Catholicism. However, they blended Catholic saints with old African gods and formed ___. It arrived in New Orleans with refugees from a slave revolt in Haiti.
Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.
___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.
___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.