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  1. New Orleans
  2. oil
  3. Protestant
  4. banking
  5. Catholics
  1. 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.
  2. b The original French pioneers were ___.
  3. c ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
  4. d Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
  5. e New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Places shape people as they adapt to various ___.
  2. The first off-shore oil rig was built on ___ Lake.
  3. 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.
  4. The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
  5. The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.

5 True/False questions

  1. sugar caneThe French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.

          

  2. BienvilleNew Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.

          

  3. semi-tropicalThe original French pioneers were ___.

          

  4. cottonOften African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.

          

  5. 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.

          

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