Mississippi River near Fire Point in Effigy Mounds National Monument, Iowa.
Name origin: .... See below in History section for additional information. In
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.
History. The Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto is credited with the European
discovery of the Mississippi River in 1541. The French explorers Jacques ...
The Historic Resources Study (River of History: A Historic Resources Study of the
Mississippi National River and Recreation Area) details the geological, cultural ...
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. 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
... AMERICAN HISTORY. The Mississippi River and Expansion of America.
New Orleans, like most waterside cities, was founded because its close proximity
to the Mississippi river provided much economomic benefit. In earlier times, the ...