Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.



Published on

Published in: Education, Business
  • Be the first to comment


  1. 1. Mississippi Presentation By: Destiny Baker and Ashley Tunnell Business Presentations Pd. 11
  2. 2. Mississippi Overview <ul><ul><li>History of State </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geographic Location </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Flag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Major Industries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tourists Attractions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Major Cities/Colleges </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current Events </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Nickname </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State Animals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Additional Information </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Virtute et armis (By valor and arms) Mississippi's &quot;motto&quot; is not really a motto, it's a state code.
  4. 4. Geographical Location <ul><ul><li>Mississippi is 48, 434 sq. miles </li></ul></ul><ul><li>long </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mississippi is the 32nd largest </li></ul></ul><ul><li>state in the USA </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The population is about </li></ul></ul><ul><li>2, 844, 658 people </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Mississippi is also the 31st most </li></ul></ul><ul><li>populated state in the USA </li></ul>
  5. 5. State Facts <ul><ul><li>Flower: Magnolia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capital: Jackson, Mississippi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bird: Mockingbird </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Animal: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has 82 counties </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Has 24 state parks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For more information- </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Here(: </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Interesting Facts <ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Its name comes from an Indian word meaning &quot;Father of Waters&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mississippi has seven state animals. (Bottlenosed dolphin, white-tailed deer, a red fox, mockingbird, largemouth/black bass, spicebush swallowtail, honeybee and lastly a wood duck.)   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  An estimated $500,000 in tax revenue goes to the clean up from hurricane Katrina </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mississippi is the second largest gambling states after Nevada. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Number One Attraction. Russell C. Davis Planetarium
  8. 8.   <ul><li>   Slippery Sam's Water Park </li></ul>
  9. 9.    <ul><li>OHR-O'KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART </li></ul>
  10. 10. Major Cities, Industries, and Colleges  <ul><ul><li>Cities: Jackson (the capital): 177, 977; Gulfport: 72, 464;   Biloxi: 50, 209; Hattiesburg: 47, 176; Southaven: 38, 840; Greenville: 38, 724; Meridian: 38, 605; Tupelo: 35, 673;      Olive Branch: 27, 964; and Clinton: 26, 017. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industries: Farming plantations for corn, cotton, soybeans, and rice; oli mills; transportation and electronic equipment industries, and fishing companies are some of the major industries in our state.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Colleges: University of Phoenix, The Art Institutes, DeVry University, ITT Technical Institute, and Strayer University </li></ul></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul>
  11. 11. Video Much?
  12. 12.    <ul><li>    Mississippi is commonly known for the </li></ul><ul><li>     Mississippi River, pictured below </li></ul>
  13. 13. Mississippi History <ul><ul><li>Admitted to the United States on December 10th, 1817 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Hernando Desoto(Spain) founded the Mississippi River. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On August. 29, 2005, Mississippi was hit by Hurricane Katrina, killing hundreds, mostly in Harrison County. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 14. Current Events <ul><li>         As we all know, there was a big oil spill along the Gulf of Mexico. Well some of that oil has leaked and spread to the coastline of Mississippi. The oil has caused some polution damage to the Mississippi River. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         Mississippi Senate has just resently passed a bill for the Auto Insurance Verification (Insurance Journal). </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>         Since Mississippi's climate is usually warm, they have year-round festivals. These festivals are a wonderful way to have a great time, eat unigue foods, and do some shopping. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sources: <ul><ul><li>Wiki Answers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Long Island Exchange </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Info Please </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History Now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mississippi Events </li></ul></ul>