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  1. Henry Miller Shreve
  2. sugar cane
  3. banking
  4. oil
  5. Acadians
  1. a The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
  2. b ___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
  3. c Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
  4. d The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
  5. e New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
  2. The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  3. Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
  4. Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
  5. Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.

5 True/False Questions

  1. semi-tropicalImprovements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.


  2. Native AmericanAfricans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.


  3. CaddoThe first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.


  4. VoodooAfricans 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.


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


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