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  1. Atchafalaya Delta
  2. North Louisiana
  3. spillways
  4. Flood
  5. Anglo-Americans
  1. a Today the ___ is over 76 square miles and growing. It is an exception to the coastal erosion on other places in the Deltaic Plain and Chenier Plain.
  2. b After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
  3. c More ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming
  4. d Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
  5. e ___ control is an ongoing struggle on the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
  2. The cultural subregions of South Louisiana include this flat area.
  3. The impacts of human inhabitants may be deliberate or accidental. Many human attempts at changing the landscape have unintended ___.
  4. Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  5. Early ___ immigrants in New Orleans often took on French versions of their last names. They had a mutual aid society in New Orleans by 1843. The largest wave of their immigration was from 1890 to 1910.

5 True/False questions

  1. ItascaThe Mississippi River runs from Lake ___ in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.


  2. meander beltThe snake-like turns in the Mississippi River are called ___. They are common to old rivers. ___ form as the river slows and silt is deposited.


  3. SpanishDescendants of the settlers of Texas, mainly in the Zwolle, Louisiana area in north Louisiana.


  4. JewsThe ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.


  5. IsleƱosGerman immigrants to New Orleans included Protestants, Catholics, and ___. Many were skilled tradesmen and entrepreneurs.