Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America Quiz

John M. Barry
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What breaks the relationship between the Percy family and the black community? (from Chapter 27)

2.

As other cities are flooding, why did panic erupt amongst the residents in New Orleans? (from Chapter 18)

3.

Prior to Thompson's plan being implemented, what happened to the refugees south of the levee? (from Chapter 20)

4.

How does a large floodway assist the flow of the Mississippi River? (from Appendix, The River Today)

5.

What causes the areas to the west of Louisiana to flood? (from Chapter 22)

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