5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- meander belt
- a The impacts of human inhabitants may be deliberate or accidental. Many human attempts at changing the landscape have unintended ___.
- b A ___ is the area that was once a river.
- c A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
- d ___ may be considered in physical and cultural (or human) terms.
- e New Orleans was established by ___ settlers over forty years before the Acadians arrived in South Louisiana.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
- After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
- Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
- Also pioneers, many of these Celtic people came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
- The cultural subregions of South Louisiana include this flat area.
5 True/False questions
Atchafalaya Delta → 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.
Oxbow → ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
North Louisiana → More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.
French → The non-Acadian ___ were the first European settlers of south Louisiana. They came to trade for pelts with the Native Americans and grow sugar cane.
African-Americans → First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations