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  1. mudlump
  2. Geography
  3. meander belt
  4. French
  5. consequences
  1. a The impacts of human inhabitants may be deliberate or accidental. Many human attempts at changing the landscape have unintended ___.
  2. b A ___ is the area that was once a river.
  3. c A ___ is made of clay forced to the surface of the earth by the weight of sediments.
  4. d ___ may be considered in physical and cultural (or human) terms.
  5. e New Orleans was established by ___ settlers over forty years before the Acadians arrived in South Louisiana.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The ___ are deltas formed as the Mississippi River switched its route to the Gulf.
  2. After the 1927 flood the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers added ___ to the levee system.
  3. Today the U.S. ___ prevents changes on the course of the Mississippi River.
  4. Also pioneers, many of these Celtic people came to north Louisiana to grow cotton before the Civil War
  5. The cultural subregions of South Louisiana include this flat area.

5 True/False questions

  1. Atchafalaya DeltaToday 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.


  2. Oxbow___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.


  3. North LouisianaMore ethnically French; more associated with the Roman Catholic branch of the Christian faith; historically more engaged in sugar cane farming.


  4. FrenchThe non-Acadian ___ were the first European settlers of south Louisiana. They came to trade for pelts with the Native Americans and grow sugar cane.


  5. African-AmericansFirst brought to north Louisiana as slaves to work on cotton plantations