5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sugar cane
- Roman Catholic
- New Orleans
- a The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
- b Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
- c Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
- d ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
- e Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
- Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
- Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
- The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
- ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
5 True/False questions
pelts → The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
banking → New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
Voodoo → Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
Native American → Many ___ moved west into north Louisiana to raise cotton.
Air conditioning → ___ and refrigeration made life in the hot and humid city of New Orleans more bearable.