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.

Whose vote did Hoover lose in the election for president? (from Chapter 35)

2.

Who were the residents in Plaquemines and St. Bernard Parishes? (from Chapter 19)

3.

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

4.

What was Thompson's proposition to prevent the levees from failing? (from Chapter 18)

5.

For what does Moton have to "deflect" criticism for? (from Chapter 32)

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