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  1. a Spanish ___ were enticed by the Spanish colonial government to leave the Canary Islands and settle in Louisiana to reinforce the Spanish presence in the formerly French colony.
  2. b When Captain Henry Miller ___ cleared the logjam at the head of the Atchafalaya River the water ran faster and carried more sediments.
  3. c A wetter cultural subregions of South Louisiana
  4. d A twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.
  5. e The first European settlers of north Louisiana. Settled around Natchitoches.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
  2. The cultural subregions of South Louisiana include this flat area.
  3. German immigrants to New Orleans included Protestants, Catholics, and ___. Many were skilled tradesmen and entrepreneurs.
  4. Also pioneers, many of these Celtic people came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
  5. ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.

5 True/False questions

  1. New OrleansThe first known effort to control flooding on the Mississippi River was done by the French as they built ___ in 1717.

          

  2. distributary___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.

          

  3. UplandsThe ___ were formed in the Holocene Epoch, at the end of the last ice age, when glaciers melted and sea levels rose.

          

  4. Deltaic PlainA twenty mile wide strip along the Gulf Coast from Marsh Island to the Sabine River.

          

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

          

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