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  5. environments
  1. a ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
  2. b ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.
  3. c ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
  4. d Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
  5. e Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  2. 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.
  3. Though established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.
  4. Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
  5. The original French pioneers were ___.

5 True/False questions

  1. Anglo-AmericansAfricans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.

          

  2. Roman CatholicBoth the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.

          

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

          

  4. semi-tropicalThe original French pioneers were ___.

          

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

          

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