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Mississippi River - Wikipedia

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The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North American continent. Flowing entirely in the United ...

History & Culture - Mississippi National River & Recreation Area ...

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The Mississippi National River and Recreation Area is rich with historical and cultural stories. The following collection of resources found on these pages are ...

Mississippi (river US) facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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MISSISSIPPI RIVER. One of the major rivers of North America, the Mississippi River has been a focal point in American history, commerce, agriculture, literature , ...

Mississippi River - History and economy | river, United States ...

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Jun 12, 2015 ... To the Native American peoples of the river, the Mississippi was both highway and larder. On it they paddled their cottonwood dugouts and ...

The Mississippi River and the Expansion of America

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The Mississippi River is the largest river system in the United States,at more than 2300 miles ... probably the worst non-volcanic earth shock in American history.

Mississippi River | American Rivers

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Often taken for granted, the Mississippi River remains America's heart and soul, and drives the US economy. Here's what we're doing to protect it.

Mississippi: History - Infoplease

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History. The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto is credited with the European discovery of the Mississippi River in 1541. The French explorers Jacques ...

The Mississippi River: Facts, History & Location | Study.com

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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...

Rivers of Life: History of Transportation, part 1

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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 ...

Mississippi River Information and History - Four Rivers Realty

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The Mississippi River has a significant amount of history and tradition behind it. The river was formed in the most recent Ice Age, which started about 2 million ...