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GLE09 -- Perceptions and Uses of Louisiana's Regions Test

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  1. a ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
  2. b The ___ branch of Christianity arrived first in north Louisiana at Natchitoches and Los Adaes.
  3. c ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
  4. d The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  5. e The original French pioneers were ___.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Though established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.
  2. Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
  3. ___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
  4. Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.
  5. Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ProtestantOften African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.


  2. oilOff-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.


  3. pelts___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.


  4. sugar caneThe ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.


  5. bankingNew Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.


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