5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- New Orleans
- a North Louisiana has historically been more associated with the ___ branch of the Christian faith, though other faiths have long been represented in the region.
- b The original French pioneers were ___.
- c ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
- d Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
- e New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
- The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
- Africans forced into slavery in Haiti were coerced into adopting Roman Catholicism. However, they blended Catholic saints with old African gods and formed ___. It arrived in New Orleans with refugees from a slave revolt in Haiti.
- The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
- The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
5 True/False questions
sugar cane → The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
Bienville → New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
semi-tropical → The original French pioneers were ___.
cotton → Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.
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.