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  1. a ___ made the commute from the Garden District to Downtown faster and encouraged the development of residential districts around New Orleans.
  2. b The cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.
  3. c The original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.
  4. d The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
  5. 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

  1. Improvements in public health and medicine reduced disease-related fears of living in the ___ environment of New Orleans.
  2. The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
  3. Off-shore ___ rigs in the Gulf of Mexico brought ___ refining to South Louisiana in the 1960s.
  4. The original French pioneers were ___.
  5. ___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.

5 True/False questions

  1. Roman CatholicBoth the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.

          

  2. CatholicThe ___ branch of Christianity arrived first in north Louisiana at Natchitoches and Los Adaes.

          

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

          

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

          

  5. Henry Miller ShreveThough established by the French under ___ in 1718, New Orleans has long been home to many ethnic groups that form its unique cultural gumbo.