Social Studies

Chapter 12 Study Guide

 

 

 

 

  1. The popular style of dance music first played by African American’s in southwestern Louisiana is  _________________________.

 

  1. The Cajuns and the Creole have a custom that includes cooking _______________.

 

  1. Mardi Gras in Louisiana _______________________________________________.

 

  1. The United States officially took over Louisiana at the _______________________ in 1803.

 

  1. In New Orleans in the early 1900’s _________________________ carried people around the city.

 

  1. At the ______________________________________ Native American, African American, Creole, and Cajun cooks make traditional foods.

 

  1. ______________________, ______________________, and  _________________ are popular outdoor activities in Louisiana.

 

  1. People help our state’s economy when they come fishing because __________________________________________________________________.

 

  1. A few examples of customs that cultural groups in Louisiana have are: _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Which fair and/or festival would you like to go to?  Why?  _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. How did the celebration of Mardi Gras become a tradition in Louisiana? _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________