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  1. a ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
  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 ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
  5. e Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
  2. The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  3. Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.
  4. Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
  5. Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.

5 True/False Questions

  1. CatholicsThe original French pioneers were ___.

          

  2. Levees___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.

          

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

          

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

          

  5. 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.

          

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