Who was Mississippi?
Mississippi wasn't a person be an Indian word. The native American (Indian) name meant "Father of Waters" and comes from Chippewas words "mici zibi" which means "great river" or "gathering in of all the waters" and the Algonquin word "Messipi"
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Answer . The Mississippi Flyway is a bird migration route that generally follows the Mississippi River in the United States and the Mackenzie River in Canada.. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_Flyway
Answer . Mississippi is a state and a river. I've never heard of a Mississippi lake though.
Though the river was called by many different names, the name Mississippi given to it by the Indians was the name that was used on Robert Cavelier Sieur de La Salle's map of the area in 1695. "The name Mississippi is derived from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi ("Great River") or gichi-ziibi ("Big R…iver") at its headwaters." What does the word Mississippi mean? The name Mississippi comes from the French "Messipi" - the French rendering of the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe or Algonquin) name for the river, "Misi-ziibi," meaning "Great River." The name Mississippi comes from the French "Messipi" - the French rendering of the Anishinaabe (Ojibwe or Algonquin) name for the river, "Misi-ziibi," meaning "Great River." . The Mississippi River flows over 2,350 miles, from Lake Itasca, Minnesota, to the Gulf of Mexico. . 40% of North America's ducks, geese, swan and wading bird species rely on the Mississippi River as a migration corridor. . 241 fish species inhabit the Mississippi River and its tributaries. . The Mississippi River serves as a shared border for 10 states. . The river and its tributaries supply drinking water for more than 18 million people in central U.S. from taraya l.o.l smiley face (MORE)
The state of Mississippi is located at the very southern edge ofthe United States. It covers an area of 48,434 square miles and isbordered by the state of Alabama. Mississippi is located in the southern region of the United States.Mississippi is located in between Louisiana and Alabama. Thelatitude …is 30 degrees 12' N to 35 degrees N. The longitude is 88degrees 06' W to 91 degrees 39' W. eastern south - central US (MORE)
The original Mississippi Territory created by the US Congress in1798.. In 1817, Congress divided the Mississippi Territory into thestate of Mississippi and the Alabama Territory. On Dec. 10, 1817,Mississippi joined the Union and became the 20th state.
Mississippi is from an indian word meaning "father of waters."The translation comes from the chippewa words "mici Zibi" meaning "great river" or "gathering in of all the waters" and the Algonguin and french word "Messipi"
Mississippi, known as The Magnolia State and The Hospitality State,has a population of 2,984,926. Jackson, the state capital, has apopulation of 175,437.
obviously because the mississipians found it and named it,.... but mostly because the mississipians found it. ^_^
MS has hilly areas but no real mountains. The highest point is MS is 806 feet above sea level. They call it a mountain but most people would call it a big hill.
The state of Mississippi, bordered on much of its western edge bythe Mississippi River, is heavily forested, although it is alsocomprised of large delta areas and has nearly 80 miles of coastalarea along the Gulf of Mexico. Its total land area amounts to46,923 square miles.
The nickname for Mississippi is The Magnolia State. The magnolia istheir state flower and is shown on the Mississippi state quarter.
the Mississippi river runs south from st. paul, mn to new Orleans, LA; the state Mississippi is between Alabama and louisanna
Mississippi became a US state on December 10, 1817. It covers atotal of 48,430 square miles and has a population of 2,984,926. Itscapital is Jackson and its nicknames are the Magnolia State and theHospitality State.
The Best and Worst: Mississippi Can be Called: . The Ante-Bellum South. . Worse then Mississippi Burning. . A better place to live then New Orleans when Katrina struck. . A bad place to live if Gulport was your home when Katrina struck. . A great place to live in 1860 if you were white an…d wealthy. . A horrible place to exist if you were a slave in 1860. . A great place if you are a bird watcher. . A bad place if you love the environmenet. . A good place if you love fishing. . A bad place if you love eating fresh caught fish. . A good place if you enjoy exploiting labor. . A bad place if you are a laborer. . Fine if you are rich. . Bad if you are poor. . OK if you are white . Tough if you are Black. . Good for the in's. . Bad for the out's. . Mississippi is a lovely state with much to offer any casual visitor and an intoxicating beauty of its own. . Mississippi is the leader of the nation in poverty. Mississippi is an example of a state with a reputation it does not deserve. (MORE)
It's a river in the midwestern United States. It is the largest river in the US
Between the Civil War and World War II, Mississippi's economy remained poor, stagnant, and highly dependent on the market for cotton-a bitter legacy from which the state is only now beginning to recover. As in the pre-Civil War years, Mississippi exports mainly raw materials and imports mainly manuf…actures. In the 1930s, state leaders began to realize the necessity of diversifying the economy. By the mid-1960s, many more Mississippians recognized that political and economic inequality and racial conflict did not provide an environment attractive to the industries the state needed. Once the turmoil of the 1950s and early 1960s had subsided, the impressive industrial growth of the immediate postwar years resumed. By the mid-1960s, manufacturing-attracted to the state, in part, because of low wage rates and a weak labor movement-surpassed farming as a source of jobs. During the following decade, the balance of industrial growth changed somewhat. The relatively low-paying garment, textile, and wood-products industries, based on cotton and timber, grew less rapidly in both value added and employment than a number of heavy industries, including transportation equipment and electric and electronic goods. The debut of casino gambling in the state in 1992 stimulated Mississippi's economy in the early and mid-1990s, and by 2002 accounted for 2.7% of total state employment (close to 31,000). In early 1995, however, the manufacturing sector began losing jobs, contributing to a deceleration in annual growth rates in the late 1990s, from 5% in 1998 to 4.1% in 1999 to 3% in 2000 to 1.5% in the national recession of 2001. Total employment began falling from the third quarter of 2000, and did not show any increase until the fourth quarter of 2002, with an uptick of 0.2%. Losses in the manufacturing sector created stress in other sectors, particularly in the retail trade and transportation and public utilities sectors. Areas of moderate growth in 2002 were business services and government. The number of personal bankruptcies in the state set a record in 2002, but the growth rate in filings moderated to 1.2%, down from 19.5% in 2001. The opening of a $1.4 billion Nissan plant near Jackson, scheduled for mid-2003 and projected to hire between 4,000 and 5,300 workers, should give the economy a boost. Southern Mississippi, where the Ship System division of Northrop Grumman, Keesler Air Force Base, and the Stennis Space Center are located, should also benefit from increased national defense spending. In 2001, the public sector accounted for 17.2% of the state gross product, the 6th-highest percent among the states. Mississippi's gross state product in 2001 was $188.1 billion, the 35th largest among the states, to which general services and manufacturing each contributed about $12 billion; government, $11.5 billion; wholesale and retail trade, $11.2 billion; financial services, $8.2 billion; transportation and public utilities, $6.4 billion, and construction, $3.1 billion. From 1997 to 2001, the government sector grew 25.9% and general services 21%, while the level of manufacturing output fell -4.5%. (MORE)
Fertile soil. Abundant water. Poverty. A history of racial injustice and violence. A bright future.
Petroleum and natural gas areimportant natural resources in Mississippi. Other mined productsinclude clays, limestone, lignite and sand and gravel.
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Mississippis state nickname is the magonolia state. . It has the lowest income of the US states. . It is the 20th US State. . It is the 32nd state in area. . Its capital is Jackson. . The official state toy is the Teddy Bear. it is ends on Louisiana it is ends on louisiana
In truth it is the other way around with the State being named after the River.
it comes from the name of the river and the translation comes from the Chippewa word Mici Zibi, just meaning Great River
There are many things that people can do while in Mississippi,including visiting museums. People can also go shopping, go to themovies, and hang out with friends.
The native American (Indian) name meant "Father of Waters" and comes from Chippewas words "mici zibi" which means "great river" or "gathering in of all the waters" and the Algonquin word "Messipi" The reason the state was named after the river is because more of the river flows through this state… than any other and was a suitable name. (MORE)
The native American (Indian) name meant "Father of Waters" and comes from Chippewas words "mici zibi" which means "great river" or "gathering in of all the waters" and the Algonquin word "Messipi"
Mississippi is in the United States, located on the eastern side of the Mississippi river east of Arkansas and Louisiana, south of Tennessee and west of Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. It is on the Northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. Mississippi State University is approximately 100 miles nor…theast of Jackson, Mississippi. (Mississippi State, MS 39762) Get Directions. approximate times . - Area served: - ShowTotal area estimated from available data. Category:. Unverified listing. (MORE)
There was a Memphis in Mississippi until 2004 when it became a part of Walls, Mississippi. It is located in DeSoto county.
To get to the Mississippi River from Meridian, MS, you simply take Interstate 20 through Jackson, MS to Vicksburg, MS. Once entering Vicksburg, continuing on Interstate 20 crosses the Mississippi River. Another route is to use Interstate 20 to Jackson, MS. continue to the Natchez Trace and continu…e to Natchez, MS. It "dead" ends at the Mississippi River. (MORE)
Both the river and the state are within the United States. The Mississippi River flows south from Minnesota, gains tributaries including the Ohio and Missouri Rivers, and flows into the Gulf of Mexico in southeast Louisiana. The state of Mississippi is on the east bank of the river, to the north a…nd east of Louisiana. (MORE)
They have been found as far north as Memphis. They are not native to the river however.
When did who come?! you can't just say he and expect us to read your mind. that's like me saying "get me it" and expecting the person who i was talking to, to know what i meant. my point is, be more descriptive.
The Mississippi River delta is in Louisiana, not Mississippi. It is in the peninsula in the southern part of the state that sticks out into the Gulf of Mexico. The above answer refers to the actual river mouth delta, however the term "Mississippi delta" also refers to the alluvial floodplain regi…on of the state of Mississippi that is famous as the birthplace of the style of music called "Mississippi Delta Blues", or simply "the Blues". The region occupies roughly the northwestern quadrant of the state. (MORE)
Yes. There have been many tornadoes in Mississippi. Most recently 6 tornadoes touched down on April 4, 2011 all of them rated EF1. If you had another date in mind, please specify.
Jackson is located in the westernpart of Mississippi in Hinds County, Mississippi. It is located onthe Pearl River.
Yes all over I am from Mississippi. Hattiesburg to be exact it may not seem like but down here there is fighting and shooting all the time between different gangs. Also it is very horrible in Jackson, Biloxi, and in Laurel.
It's not a continent in Mississippi, Mississippi is a state in the U.S.A in North America
Jackson, Mississippi is the capital of the state, and is located in central Mississippi. It is located about 150 miles due north of New Orleans, Louisiana.
The official nickname forMississippi is The Magnolia State. It has that nickname because ofthe beauty of the magnolia trees in Mississippi. The magnolia treeis the official state tree for Mississippi. The magnolia is theofficial state flower for Mississippi.
The Mississippi River rises out of Lake Itasca in northernMinnesota and flows southward for 2,320 miles to the MississippiRiver Delta at the Gulf of Mexico.
Phil Bryant is the 64th and currentGovernor of Mississippi. He is a member of the Republican Party. Hewas elected in 2011 and assumed the office on January 10, 2012. TheGovernors in Mississippi serve a four year term and are restrictedto two terms in office.
Petroleum and natural gas areimportant natural resources in Mississippi. Other mined productsinclude clays, limestone, lignite and sand and gravel.
MS is the U.S. Postal Serviceabbreviation for the state of Mississippi. Miss. also is used as anabbreviation for Mississippi.
The Mississippi River rises out ofLake Itasca in northern Minnesota and flows southward for 2,320miles to the Mississippi River Delta at the Gulf of Mexico.
The Biloxi, Capinans, Chakchiuma,Chickasaw, Choctaw, Choula, Dakota Sioux, Grigra, Houma, Ibitoupa,Koroa, Moctobi, Natchez, Ofo, Okelousa, Pascagoula, Pensacola,Quapaw, Taposa, Tiou, Tunica and Yazoo Native American tribes livedin Mississippi.
Mississippi is bordered by Tennesseeto the north; Alabama to the east; Arkansas across the MississippiRiver; Louisiana to the west; and the Gulf of Mexico to thesouth.
Clinton is a city in Hinds County,Mississippi. Based on population, it is the tenth largest city inMississippi.
The highest point of elevation inMississippi is Woodall Mountain at 806 feet above sea level.Woodall Mountain is located just south of Iuka, Mississippi.
Phoenix is a major U.S. city in Arizona. There is a community inYazoo County, Mississippi with the name Phoenix.
There are many museums in Mississippi including the Jefferson DavisPresidential Library and Museum in Biloxi, Mississippi Museum ofNatural Science in Jackson, Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, andthe Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum in Biloxi.
The Mississippi refers to theMississippi River. It is a major river in North America. The riverrises out of Lake Itasca in northern Minnesota and flows southwardfor 2,320 miles to the Mississippi River Delta at the Gulf ofMexico.