5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- electric pumps
- Eli Whitney
- Roman Catholic
- a Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
- b Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
- c New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
- d Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.
- e The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
- North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
- Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.
- ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
- The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
5 True/False Questions
Caddo → The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
Air conditioning → ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
Norbert Rillieux → ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
Roman Catholic → Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
New Orleans → ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.