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 does the New Orleans' financial elite spend a lot of time doing? (from Chapter 28)

2.

Who primarily establishes the legislature to alter the river? (from Chapter 34)

3.

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

4.

How does William Percy gain his reputation? (from Chapter 24)

5.

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

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