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  1. a ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.
  2. b ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
  3. c The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
  4. d The ___ branch of Christianity arrived first in north Louisiana at Natchitoches and Los Adaes.
  5. e New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.

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  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. North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
  3. The original French pioneers were ___.
  4. Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
  5. ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. peltsThe original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.


  3. Anglo-AmericansMany ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.


  4. Norbert Rillieux___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.


  5. Eli WhitneyThe cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.


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