5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Henry Miller Shreve
- sugar cane
- a The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
- b ___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
- c Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
- d The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
- e New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
- The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
- Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
- Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
- Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.
5 True/False Questions
semi-tropical → Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
Native American → Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.
Caddo → The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
Voodoo → 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.
pelts → ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.