5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
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- sugar cane
- electric pumps
- a ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
- b The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
- c ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
- d Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.
- e The original French pioneers were ___.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
- North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
- ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
- The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
- Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
5 True/False Questions
cotton → Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
Bienville → Though established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.
Roman Catholic → Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
New Orleans → ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
Anglo-Americans → Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.