5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Norbert Rillieux
- Air conditioning
- a ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
- b ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
- c Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
- d North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
- e Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
- The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
- 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.
- New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
- The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
5 True/False questions
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.
Acadians → The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
Levees → ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.
Anglo-Americans → Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.
New Orleans → ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.