Spanish Louisiana
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. What disaster destroyed much of New Orleans in 1788?
    answer choices
    fire
    flood
    hurricane
    tornado
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. The war in which the American colonists fought for their independence from Great Britain.
    answer choices
    War of 1812
    American Revolution
    Civil War
    American War
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Peace agreement between the British and the 13 colonies that ended the seven years of fighting.
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    Treaty of Paris 1763
    Treaty of Paris 1783
    Treaty of Paris 1873
    Treaty of Paris 1693
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Governor Galvez procliamed "Yo Solo," which means...
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    I Alone
    I Phone
    I Clone
    I Zone
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. How did Governor Galvez get Pensacola?
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    He traveled a sandbar by boat to get into Pensacola Bay.
    He argued in a court of law in Pensacola against the British.
    He single-handedly revolted against the British and conquered Pensacola.
    He started a revolt that led to Spanish control over Pensacola.
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. Who became Governor after Galvez? 
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    Governor Miro
    Governor Ulloa
    Governor Unzaga
    Governor Galvez
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Why did Governor Miro announce his proclamation for good government?
    answer choices
    He was trying to better regulate New Orleans that had a reputation of pleasure seeking and rowdiness.
    He was hoping to start a new government as O'Reilly had done .
    He did not think New Orleans's Laws were strict enough.
    He thought new regulations would help boost moral after the American Revolution.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the practice of giving the slaves the ability to accumulate money abd property and eventually buy their own freedom?
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    Coartacion
    Bando
    Code Noir
    Gobierno
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. The free people of color were known as:
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    gens de couleur libres
    coartacion
    cabildo
    militia
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Who creating a system of oil lamps for the city of New Orleans and oversaw construction of a canal that connected the heart of the city with Bayou St. John?
    answer choices
    Governor Galvez
    Governor Carondelet
    Governor Ulloa
    Governor Miro
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q. Which Spanish governor led an expedition of 1,500 Creoles, slaves, Native Americans, and Spanish to attack British forts during the American Revolution?
    answer choices
    Miro
    O'Reilly
    Galvez
    Unzaga
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. Which Spanish governor is known for bringing the most amount of settlers (10,000+) to the colony of Louisiana by offering land grants and supplies?
    answer choices
    Miro
    O'Reilly
    Galvez
    Unzaga
  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q. What was the new laws based on Spanish law that the Cabildo used?
    answer choices
    Cabildo
    Militia
    Code O'Reilly
    Code Noir
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q. Who did the Spanish send as Louisiana’s first Spanish governor?
    answer choices
    Nicholas Lafreniere
    Seamore Butts
    Don Antonio de Ulloa
    General Don Alejandro O’Reilly
  • Question 15
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    Q. What two things did Don Alejandro O’Reilly do when he secured Louisiana for Spain?
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    He established a committee to discuss future problems and turned over the colony to the French.
    He established a Spanish government (The Cabildo) and punished the leaders of the rebellion.
    He invited all the French leaders to a party and secured the banks in the colony.
    He arrested Captain Aubry and took over the French government.
  • Question 16
    120 seconds
    Q. What was the Seven Years War called in North America? 
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    The French and Indian War
    The American Revolution
    The North American War
    The French Revolution
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. A militia is a group of citizens acting as a military force.
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    True
    False
  • Question 18
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    Q. How did General Alejandro O'Reilly get the moniker "Bloody O'Reilly?"
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    His nose was always bleeding because of allergies.
    He sentenced six leaders of the revolt to prison and the other six to be executed by firing squad.
    He caused three severely bloody battles among the colonists and the Spanish Inquisition. 
    He would use blood as war paint when going into battle to frighten his enemy.
  • Question 19
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    Q. What is noninterference by the government in economic matters?
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    Laissez-faire
    Laissez-froid
    Lagniappe
    French
  • Question 20
    120 seconds
    Q. What did the Cabildo do exactly?
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    enforced colony laws, advised the governor, and acted as a court
    enforced laws, created a bank system we use today, and write the state anthem
    enforced laws, plan revolutions, and play wicked chess
    enforced laws, forced colonists to do their laundry, and started national boudin day
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