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.

A year after the flooding at Mounds Landing, how many people were the Red Cross still feeding? (from Chapter 35)

2.

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

3.

How is William Percy different than his father, LeRoy? (from Chapter 24)

4.

How does Hoover manage to import boats to the area? (from Chapter 22)

5.

How do the parishes that have been destroyed feel about the newspaper articles that are being printed? (from Chapter 28)

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