Why is the Mississippi River called Mississippi?
obviously because the mississipians found it and named it,.... but mostly because the mississipians found it. ^_^
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cause the Mississippi Indians lived in the Mississippi territory and they named Mississippi after the Mississippi river
In the Ojibwe dialect it was called 'misi ziibi' (great river) or 'gichi ziibi' (big river).
2,320 miles long
The mouth of its river is shaped like one.
The Mississippi River and the Missouri River are two separate rivers.
The mouth of the Mississippi River is called the Gulf of Mexico. Itis located at Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish in Louisiana.
Every tribe was different and each had a different term in their own language for the Mississippi. The Pawnee name was KickaÃ¡tit . The Cheyenne called it the "Big Grea…sy River" ( MÃ¡Ê¼xe-Ã©Ê¼ometaaÊ¼e) which sounds less than attractive. The Arapaho called it B eesniicÃe. Among the Ojibwe/Chippewa people different sections of the river have different names - one of these is Gichi-ziibi. The Mohawk name was Yandawezue , meaning great river. It is alleged that the Choctaws called it Misha sipokni - meaning "beyond age", but this is not confirmed.
tributaries the mississippi's tributaries include: . Apple River (Illinois) . Arkansas River . Bad Axe River . Beaucoup Creek . Big Black River (Mississippi) . Bi…g Muddy River . Big River (Wisconsin) . Bloody Run (Iowa) . Bluebell Creek (Iowa) . Buck Creek (Mississippi River) . Buffalo River (Wisconsin) C . Cannon River . Casey Creek (Illinois) . Catfish Creek (Iowa) . Chippewa River (Wisconsin) . Cimarron River (Arkansas River) . Clear Creek (Iowa) . Cota Creek . Crow River (Minnesota) . Crow Wing River D . Des Moines River E . Edwards River (Illinois) . Elk River (Minnesota) F . Fabius River G . Galena River (Illinois) . Grant River H . Hatchie River . Hay Creek (Mississippi River) . H cont. . Henderson Creek (Illinois) I . Illinois River . Iowa River K . Kaskaskia River L . La Crosse River . Leitner Creek . Little Maquoketa River . Little Marys River (Illinois) . Little Menominee River . Loosahatchie River M . Maquoketa River . Marys River (Illinois) . Menominee River (Illinois) . Meramec River . Mill Creek (Iowa) . Muddy Boggy Creek . Nokasippi River O . Obion River . Ohio River . Paint Creek (Iowa) . Platte River (Minnesota) . Plum River R . Red River (Mississippi River) . Rice Creek (Minnesota) . River des Peres . Rock River (Mississippi River) . Root River (Minnesota) . Rum River . Rush River (Wisconsin) . St. Croix River (Wisconsin-Minnesota) . Sauk River (Minnesota) . Schoolcraft River . Sinsinawa River . Skunk River . Sny Magill Creek . Spruce Creek (Iowa) . St. Francis River . Swan River (northern Minnesota) T . Trempealeau River . Trimbelle River . Turkey River (Iowa) U . Upper Iowa River V . Vermillion River (Minnesota) . Village Creek (Allamakee County, Iowa) W . Wapsipinicon River . Watab River . Wexford Creek . White River (Arkansas) . Whitewater River (Minnesota) . Willow River (Mississippi River) . Wind River (Wisconsin) . Wisconsin River . Wolf River (Tennessee) Y . Yazoo River . Yellow River (Iowa) . Zumbro River .
It's not called the River Mississippi. It's the Mississippi River.
It comes from the indian word "misi-ziibi" which means great river
No, is goes through every state in the same vertical line as Mississippi
the procees of ivers going down the first river was called mississippi and had larger mouth than all the other rivers where it joins although it should be called missouri becu…z at the point the mississippi and missouri come together the missouri is bigger
The Mississippi River.
no is the answer in my opinion.