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  3. African-American
  4. Coastal Marsh
  5. Geography
  1. a ___ may be considered in physical and cultural (or human) terms.
  2. b Many in New Orleans, slave and free, worked on the docks and as laborers. Some were entrepreneurs and musicians.
  3. c ___ such as Avery Island, are found on the Chenier Plain.
  4. d 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.
  5. e A wetter cultural subregions of South Louisiana

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The coastline of southeast Louisiana from Pearl River to Marsh Island.
  2. ___ lakes are formed when clay plugs form and the river bypasses an old meander. The new course is called a neck cutoff.
  3. ___ control is an ongoing struggle on the Mississippi River Alluvial Plain.
  4. New Orleans was established by ___ settlers over forty years before the Acadians arrived in South Louisiana.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. distributaryAlso known as "human geography," ___ geography discusses the human aspects of a place.

          

  2. 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.

          

  3. ShreveOriginally meant a person of French ancestry born in a colony. Later it referred to persons of mixed French and African-American heritage.

          

  4. Scotch-Irish___ immigrants were hired to dig canals because the work was considered too dangerous for expensive slaves.

          

  5. JewsGerman immigrants to New Orleans included Protestants, Catholics, and ___. Many were skilled tradesmen and entrepreneurs.