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  1. banking
  2. Bienville
  3. Roman Catholic
  4. Norbert Rillieux
  5. New Orleans
  1. a Both the Spanish and French nations are historically associated with the ___ faith.
  2. b ___ was established to enable the French to control trade on the Mississippi River. It remains a major American port city.
  3. c ___invented the process to refine chunky turbinado crystals into refined white sugar.
  4. d New Orleans has long been a center of ___ serving the agricultural and later industrial sectors of Louisiana's economy.
  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. Just as the Protestant branch of Christianity was dominant in north Louisiana, the ___ branch of Christianity is predominant in south Louisiana.
  2. The ___ were Canadians expelled by the British. They came after the original wave of French immigration.
  3. The French created ___ plantations and brought the first African slaves into Louisiana to work in the cane fields.
  4. ___ invented steamboats powerful enough to go up the Mississippi River and crane-boats to open the log jam on the Red River, railroads.
  5. Often African-Americans were brought into north Louisiana as slaves to labor on the ___ plantations.

5 True/False questions

  1. Eli WhitneyThe cotton gin, invented by ___, increased demand for land for cotton farming.


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


  3. Native AmericanAfricans were imported as slaves because ___ slaves died from smallpox or escaped into familiar country.


  4. Levees___ prevented the Mississippi River from flooding the city.


  5. peltsThe original business of Louisiana was the trade in ___ between the French and Native Americans.