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  1. a New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
  2. b ___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
  3. c ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.
  4. d The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  5. e ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The original French pioneers were ___.
  2. The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
  3. The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
  4. Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
  5. The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.

5 True/False questions

  1. ProtestantOften African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.


  2. VoodooAfricans 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.


  3. Roman CatholicThe ___ branch of Christianity arrived first in north Louisiana at Natchitoches and Los Adaes.


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


  5. CatholicThe original French pioneers were ___.


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