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Creoles: Definition & Cultures

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Creole people come from which geographic and ethnic origins?

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1. Which term refers to a blend of religious traditions?

2. Which creole nation successfully led a slave revolt in the formation of its independence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Although it is often associated with the blend of races, nationalities, and traditions that created a new cultural identity in and around New Orleans, the term creole applies to a much wider population and broader mix of influences. This quiz and worksheet focus of the evolution of creole culture and its unique aspects.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This assessment on creoles includes questions on the following topics:

  • Ethnic roots of creole populations
  • Creoles and slavery
  • Struggle for independence
  • Creole faith traditions
  • Language and dialects

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the facts you've learned about creoles
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read an overview on creoles and understand the factors that shaped different creole cultures
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to describe creole language

Additional Learning

The overview Creoles: Summary & Lesson covers the fundamental aspects of this population and targets the following objectives:

  • Describe the history and characteristics of creoles in South America
  • List some of the common features of creole history
  • Understand the scope of creole cultures
  • Explain the major influences on Haitian Creole culture
  • Relate creole culture and colonial history
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