MISSISSIPPI By: Javier Biera
<ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>-state </li></ul><ul><li>-flag and shield </li></ul><ul><li>Important characteristics </...
History of the state -Before people from Europe came to mississippi there were two tribes. -The first people that went the...
Flag and shield
Important characteristics <ul><li>Population about 2.918.785. </li></ul><ul><li>Total:125.433 Km 2 , water: 3.945 Km 2  (3...
Geographie <ul><li>Mississippi makes frontier with </li></ul><ul><li>north - Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>east - Alabama </...
Mississippi River The 2 nd  longest river in US. Has a length of 2,340 miles (3,770 km). It begins in lake Itaska and ends...
map
Economy <ul><li>Based in agriculture and cattle raising </li></ul><ul><li>Primary sector: is the 3%, there are 72.000 peop...
Cimate <ul><li>It has a subtropical climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Average in winter 8º,  maximum: 15º minimum: 3º. </li></ul>...
Transportation <ul><li>Jackson is the principal center of trains and airplanes. </li></ul><ul><li>Gulfport is the principa...
Races and Etnics <ul><li>White people – 59,3% </li></ul><ul><li>Afroamericans – 37,4% </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic 1,6% </li...
Religion <ul><li>Roman Catholic church - 5% </li></ul><ul><li>Protestants – 86% </li></ul><ul><li>Bautist – 58% </li></ul>...
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Mississippi

  1. 1. MISSISSIPPI By: Javier Biera
  2. 2. <ul><li>History </li></ul><ul><li>-state </li></ul><ul><li>-flag and shield </li></ul><ul><li>Important characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Geographie </li></ul><ul><li>Mississippi river </li></ul><ul><li>Economy </li></ul><ul><li>Climate </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Human races </li></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul>
  3. 3. History of the state -Before people from Europe came to mississippi there were two tribes. -The first people that went there was an spanish expedition comanded by Hernando de Soto. -The territory of mississippi was created in 1798 and to the category of state the 10 th of December in 1817.
  4. 4. Flag and shield
  5. 5. Important characteristics <ul><li>Population about 2.918.785. </li></ul><ul><li>Total:125.433 Km 2 , water: 3.945 Km 2 (3,1%). </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Jackson, most populated city: Jackson. </li></ul><ul><li>Governor: Haley Barbour, Senators: Thad Cochran, Roger Wicker. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 82 subdivisions. </li></ul><ul><li>Considered the porest state. </li></ul><ul><li>It has 42.000 farm that ocuppied the 40% of the state </li></ul>
  6. 6. Geographie <ul><li>Mississippi makes frontier with </li></ul><ul><li>north - Tennessee </li></ul><ul><li>east - Alabama </li></ul><ul><li>west – Lousiana and </li></ul><ul><li>Arkansas </li></ul><ul><li>Latitude – 30ºN 13'N to 35ºN </li></ul><ul><li>Longitude – 88º7'W to 91º41'W </li></ul>
  7. 7. Mississippi River The 2 nd longest river in US. Has a length of 2,340 miles (3,770 km). It begins in lake Itaska and ends in the Gulf of Mexico.
  8. 8. map
  9. 9. Economy <ul><li>Based in agriculture and cattle raising </li></ul><ul><li>Primary sector: is the 3%, there are 72.000 people working in it. </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary sector: is the 27%, 244.000 people working. </li></ul><ul><li>Terciary sector: is the 70%, 361.000 people working. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Cimate <ul><li>It has a subtropical climate. </li></ul><ul><li>Average in winter 8º, maximum: 15º minimum: 3º. </li></ul><ul><li>Average in summer 27º, maximum: 34º minimum: 21º. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Transportation <ul><li>Jackson is the principal center of trains and airplanes. </li></ul><ul><li>Gulfport is the principal center of boats. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Races and Etnics <ul><li>White people – 59,3% </li></ul><ul><li>Afroamericans – 37,4% </li></ul><ul><li>Hispanic 1,6% </li></ul><ul><li>Asiatic people – 0,8% </li></ul><ul><li>American natives – 0,4% </li></ul><ul><li>Two or more races – 0,7% </li></ul>
  13. 13. Religion <ul><li>Roman Catholic church - 5% </li></ul><ul><li>Protestants – 86% </li></ul><ul><li>Bautist – 58% </li></ul><ul><li>Metodist – 10% </li></ul><ul><li>Pentecostalism – 3% </li></ul><ul><li>Presbiterianism – 2% </li></ul><ul><li>Other protestants – 13% </li></ul><ul><li>Other religions – 1% </li></ul><ul><li>Non religious - 7% </li></ul>
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