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  1. Anglo-Americans
  2. Spanish
  3. Irish
  4. Coastal Marsh
  1. a ___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.
  2. b A wetter cultural subregions of South Louisiana
  3. c African-Americans were originally brought to south Louisiana as slaves, many were freed under ___ law,
  4. d Pioneers, many came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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. The line connecting the deepest part of the river is called a "___."
  3. Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.
  4. Originally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.
  5. First brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations

5 True/False questions

  1. Army Corps of EngineersToday the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.

          

  2. Greater New OrleansA ___ is the area that was once a river.

          

  3. AcadiansEarly ___ 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.

          

  4. 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.

          

  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.