5 Written questions
4 Matching questions
- Coastal Marsh
- a ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.
- b A wetter cultural subregions of South Louisiana
- c African-Americans were originally brought to south Louisiana as slaves, many were freed under ___ law,
- d Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
5 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- The line connecting the deepest part of the river is called a "___."
- Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.
- Originally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.
- First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations
5 True/False questions
Army Corps of Engineers → Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
Greater New Orleans → A ___ is the area that was once a river.
Acadians → 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.
meander belt → The snake-like turns in the Mississippi River are called ___. They are common to old rivers. ___ form as the river slows and silt is deposited.
glaciers → The snake-like turns in the Mississippi River are called ___. They are common to old rivers. ___ form as the river slows and silt is deposited.