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Why did the slaves brought into Louisiana after statehood have a different culture than those brought before statehood? The slaves after statehood were mostly English speaking and were from other states, not other countries.
How has human interaction affected the Mississippi River? Flooding is more controlled by levees, dams, canals, and reservoirs.
Why is the blues often described as a link to the past? Blues is based on the chants of plantation slaves.
What caused the death of nearly half the Native American population in Louisiana? Disease.
If it is 12:30 PM on Monday in Louisiana, what time is it in Eastern Australia? 4:30 AM Tuesday
If it is 10:00 AM in Louisiana, what time is it in Alaska? 7:00 AM
Which is an example of cultural diffusion? Vietnamese po’ boy
Who are the free people of color? African-Americans who were free during the time of slavery.
In what ways are Cajun music and Zydeco similar? Both use the accordion and are sung in French.
How did the Red River Valley get its name? The river carries rich red soil into Louisiana.
How did the introduction of the nutria affect the coastal region? Nutria eat marsh plants that hold the soil together.
Which tribe that was present when the French settled Louisiana no longer exists as a tribe? Natchez
Which explains why the Natchez chose to settle in the location that they did? The land was extremely fertile.
A friend says she will call you from her home in California at 9:00 PM, your time, at your home in Louisiana. What will be the local time for your friend when she calls? 7:00 PM
If a person were in Florida, what would the time difference be from Louisiana? It would be one hour later in Florida.
In addition to the Choctaw, what are the other three Native American groups in Louisiana recognized as sovereign nations by the U.S. government? Tunica-Biloxi, Coushatta, and Chitimacha
Who is a Creole? A descendant of gens de couleur libre who also has a shared French or Spanish background.
How are cultural regions defined? shared ways of cooking, speaking, and worshipping
In the early 1900s what contributed to the expansion of New Orleans beyond the Natural Levee? More effective pumps were invented to drain swampland.
What happened in the year of 1764 ? First Acadians arrived in Louisiana.
Which region covers most of northern Louisiana? Hills
Which region lies along Louisiana’s border with the Gulf of Mexico? Marsh
Which large body of water is located entirely within the Southeastern portion of Louisiana? Lake Pontchartrain
Which waterway defines the north eastern boundary between Louisiana and Mississippi? Mississippi River
Which are ways culture is expressed? architecture, religious beliefs, and customs
Which explains the scarcity of switch cane along the border of the Natural Levee? increased population
Which two types of music combined to become rock and roll? country music and blues
What is the urban center of Plantation Country? Baton Rouge
What is an ethnic group? A group of people who share distinct cultural characteristics, such as language and customs.
Which cultural region would have interested loggers and farmers? Sportsman’s Paradise because of its forests and rolling hills
Why was an extensive flood control system built along the banks of the Mississippi River? to protect the cities along the river’s course
How did the arrival of Acadian refugees affect the Chitimacha tribe? Group members intermarried, and French became a common language.
What geographic feature marks the highest point in Louisiana? Driskill Mountain
What are the characteristics of marshland? flat and wet with grasses
Paleo Indians migrated in the same pattern as which animal? Mastodon
Which has been responsible for damaging Louisiana’s coastal regions? hurricanes
How did Louisiana’s environment affect the Meso Indian culture? Louisiana’s smaller game led to the development of the atatl, axes, and awls.
What are spirituals? sacred songs of the African-Americans
Which French explorer claimed Louisiana for France? René-Robert Cavelier
Which Frenchman is credited with providing some of the earliest written records of Louisiana’s native people? Le Page Du Pratz
Why did the government feel it was necessary to establish the CODOFIL? Cultural diffusion was causing the loss of the French language.
How did the po’ boy get its name? supported the striking streetcar conductors
Which Native American group would have been most affected by Hernando de Soto’s exploration of Louisiana? Tunica
On the state flag what do the three drops of blood flowing from the breast of the brown pelican symbolize? the state’s willingness to sacrifice itself for its citizens
What is the main purpose of the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway? to provide a safe and continuous channel for small boats and ships engaged in trade and commerce
What are the four stages of Louisiana’s prehistory? Prehistoric Indian, Meso Indian, Early Neo Indian, and Late Neo Indian
Who is responsible for the governance of the modern day Chitimacha tribe? Tribal Council Members
Which attribute of Paleo culture was a result of following the animals they hunted? temporary shelter
What conclusion can be drawn about Louisiana’s people based on information about hurricanes in Louisiana? Due to Louisiana’s location, its citizens must be prepared to deal with a hurricane at all times.
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