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  1. pelts
  2. electric pumps
  3. oil
  4. sugar cane
  5. environments
  1. a The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
  2. b Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
  3. c The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
  4. d Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
  5. e Areas once uninhabitable around Uptown and the French Quarter were made livable by ___.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.
  2. The original French pioneers were ___.
  3. Though established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.
  4. The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  5. Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.

5 True/False questions

  1. Henry Miller Shreve___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.


  2. Air conditioning___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.


  3. AcadiansThe first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.


  4. Anglo-AmericansMany ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.


  5. Norbert Rillieux___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.


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