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  1. Acadians
  2. German
  3. South Louisiana
  4. Army Corps of Engineers
  5. lobes
  1. a Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  2. b The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
  3. c In south Louisiana, early ___ immigrants came directly from their homeland and settled on the "___ Coast" area of the Mississippi River to farm, later ___-American immigrants in southwest Louisiana had earlier settled in the Midwestern United States.
  4. d More ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.
  5. e French, expelled from Canada, moved to south Louisiana

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The ___ Entrenchment is the soil deposited around 18,000 years ago when the ice age caused the sea level to drop. The ___ Entrenchment is around 400 feet below the present sea level.
  2. Also known as "human geography," ___ geography discusses the human aspects of a place.
  3. The ___ River is currently a tributary of the Mississippi River, but in the past has gone straight to the Gulf of Mexico.
  4. A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
  5. Anglo-American & Scotch-Irish -- many to New Orleans even before the Louisiana purchase to ___ and do business

5 True/False questions

  1. distributaryThe Deltaic Plain was formed by the Mississippi River and its ___, the Atchafalaya River as they deposited sediments when their waters slowed down on entering the Gulf of Mexico.

          

  2. Atchafalaya DeltaThe line connecting the deepest part of the river is called a "___."

          

  3. North LouisianaMore ethnically Anglo; more associated with the Protestant branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in cotton farming

          

  4. GeographyIn south Louisiana, early ___ immigrants came directly from their homeland and settled on the "___ Coast" area of the Mississippi River to farm, later ___-American immigrants in southwest Louisiana had earlier settled in the Midwestern United States.

          

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