Mississippi has various
chararistics. To begin with, Mississippi
was born on December 10, 1817. Furthermore, its unforgettable nickname is The
Magnolia State. On top of that, one of the biggest cities and the capital is Jackson. Finally, its
history, people, and places are full of surprises.
Although people wonder if Mississippi is a solid state, it actually
has 3 different sections. Southern, Northeastern, and Northwestern Mississippi. Mississippi is located in the southeastern United States along the Gulf
of Mexico. It goes from the coldest places to the hottest.
Therefore, it can be from 33 to 92 degrees. Lastly, Mississippi
was named after the Mississippi river that forms its western boundary river and
empties into the Gulf of Mexico.
There are several people who have
interesting backgrounds. About 36 percent of Mississippians have an African American
background. Additionally, about 61 percent of Mississippians have a European
background. On the other hand, the lowest percentage is 1 percent of
Mississippians have a Hispanic, Asian, or Native American background. However,
over 11,000 Native American live in Mississippi.
Although people have a background, people are people.
People have been living in Mississippi for over
12,000 years! The first European settlers were French. In 1500, there was about
30,000 Native Americans in what is know Mississippi.
By the 1830, the populations had been doubled then its regular population. They
also won a war that lasted from 1775- `1783. So as you can see, the magnolia
state has a bit of surprises in its history.
There are more then 38,000 farms are in the
magnolia state. Tourists spend nearly 4 billion dollars each year just for the
states resources! Next to that, oil and gas is Mississippi most valuable mining products.
Catfish and shrimp are the magnolia states important fishing products.
In conclusion Mississippi is an interesting place,
visitors can see Elvis Presley’s museum there! There were 8 flags flown over
the magnolia state which were… 1. Bourbon flag 2.British red ensign 3. Spanish
flag of Castile and Leon 4. U.S
star spangled banner 5. Republic of west Florida
Magnolia 7. Stars and bars of the confederacy 8. Mississippi flag. Mississippi delta is the birth of the blues.
There are homes that were there since before the civil war called antebellum
All in all, Mississippi has many chararistics. Its
history, people and places are very interesting to go see.