Throughout America's history, rivers have been incredibly important to the
individuals living here. Whether it was the Native Americans, the early colonists,
A brief histrory of river boating on the Mississippi River.
The History of Transportation on the Mississippi River Part One by Richard Moore
, IWLA. The Mississippi River courses from the northwoods of Minnesota to the ...
The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is rich with historical and
cultural stories. The following collection of resources found on these pages are ...
History. The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto is credited with the European
discovery of the Mississippi River in 1541. The French explorers Jacques ...
MISSISSIPPI RIVER. One of the major rivers of North America, the Mississippi
River has been a focal point in American history, commerce, agriculture, literature
You may have learned that the Mississippi River is the fourth longest river in the
world. It also supplies water for millions of people and...
The Mississippi River is the largest river system in the United States,at more than
... AMERICAN HISTORY. The Mississippi River and Expansion of America.
On this day in 1812, the most violent of a series of earthquakes near Missouri
causes a so-called fluvial tsunami in the Mississippi River, actually making the