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The Climate of Mississippi

Mississippi (MS) is a state in the southeastern United States and is named after the river of the same name that flows through the Magnolia State. Mississippi is fairly flat and has a very fertile climate, which has ensured that cotton cultivation has been able to develop considerably. The many enslaved people who were employed… Read More »

Mississippi History Timeline

Long home to the Chickasaw, Choctaw and Natchez Indian tribes, the first Spanish explorer to reach the area was Hernando De Soto, who discovered the mouth of the Mississippi River in the mid-1500s. Mississippi lands were claimed by France in 1682 by Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle. In fact, after sailing down the Mississippi… Read More »