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Mississippi- Geonna and Jessica

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  1. 1. Why you should visit (Mississippi) By: Geonna&Jessica
  2. 2. State Fun Facts <ul><li>Nickname: Magnolia </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: Mockingbird </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Magnolia </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: Southern State </li></ul><ul><li>Landmarks: Adams park, Carroll amusement park, Desoto park, Forrest park, and George landmark </li></ul>
  3. 3. Geography <ul><li>What type of land? Mississippi has flat land and is 200m above sea level </li></ul><ul><li>Where is it located? Mississippi is located in </li></ul>
  4. 4. Basic Facts <ul><li>Capital: Jackson </li></ul><ul><li>Population:570,600 People </li></ul><ul><li>Statehood: December 10,1817 </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnicities who live there </li></ul>
  5. 5. Industries and Crops <ul><li>Some of the major in Mississippi are casinos, manufacturing , meat packing, agriculture, mining, and fishing, particularly for shrimp. They also have beef cattle, chickens cotton milk, and soybeans. And they have chemicals and clothing. </li></ul>
  6. 6. History of the State <ul><li>Mississippi was first explored by Spain’s Hernado de Soto. Who discovered the Mississippi River in 1540. The region was later claimed by France. In 1699,a French group under Sieur d’lberville established the first permanent settlement near present-day Ocean Springs. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Economy
  8. 8. Famous Americans <ul><li>Some of Mississippi Famous Americans are James Bevel, Ruby Bridges, Curtis Conway, Will D. Campbell, and James Chaney. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Fun Places to Visit <ul><li>Some of Mississippi fun places to visit are Amory Regional Museum and the Choctaw Museum of the Southern Indian </li></ul>
  10. 10. What to do in Mississippi <ul><li>Day 1:We will go to Carroll amusement park and walk around </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2: On the next day we will go to Amory Regional Museum </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3:On the final day we will go to Choctaw Museum </li></ul>

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