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y 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? it came to this country with Anglos.
What caused the death of nearly half the Native American population in Louisiana? disease
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.
what ways are Cajun music and Zydeco similar? They both trace their roots back to the slave trade.
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 dams alter the flow of water in this region.
Which tribe that was present when the French settled Louisiana no longer exists as a tribe? Caddo
Which explains why the Natchez chose to settle in the location that they did? The land was extremely fertile.
If a person were in Florida, what would the time difference be from Louisiana? It would be one hour later in Florida.
Which ethnic group is associated with Oktoberfest? Germans
In addition to the Choctaw, what are the other three Native American groups in Louisiana recognized as sovereign nations by the U.S. government?
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? ethnic divisions in the community
In the early 1900s what contributed to the expansion of New Orleans beyond the Natural Levee? A natural decrease in the water levels of the Mississippi River allowed residents to move further into the swamp.
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