5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Air conditioning
- New Orleans
- Native American
- Norbert Rillieux
- a ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
- b The ___ branch of Christianity arrived first in north Louisiana at Natchitoches and Los Adaes.
- c ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
- d ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
- e Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- 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 cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
- Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.
- Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
- Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
5 True/False Questions
Catholics → The original French pioneers were ___.
Levees → ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.
banking → New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
Bienville → New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
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.