5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Roman Catholic
- Norbert Rillieux
- New Orleans
- a Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
- b ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
- c ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
- d New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
- e Though established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
- The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
- The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
- ___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
- Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
5 True/False questions
Eli Whitney → The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
Caddo → Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
Native American → Africans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.
Levees → ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.
pelts → The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.