The Mississippi River is the chief river of the largest drainage system on the North
American continent. Flowing entirely in the United ...
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. One of the major rivers of North America, the Mississippi
River has been a focal point in American history, commerce, agriculture, literature
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.
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 ...
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.
History. The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto is credited with the European
discovery of the Mississippi River in 1541. The French explorers Jacques ...
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 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 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 ...