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.

If Thompson's plan is implemented, what will happen to Plaquemines Parish and St. Bernard? (from Chapter 19)

2.

What did Thompson and others feel would damage the economy of New Orleans? (from Chapter 18)

3.

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

4.

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

5.

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

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