Lessons for Mississippi

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  • The Great Mississippi Delta Flood of 1927 - … of the Mississippi Delta were and are some of the most resourceful people on Earth. 1 INTRODUCTION MISSISSIPPI RIVER FACTS: Mississippi River, principle … .) Identify and discuss major U.S. waterways (e.g. Mississippi River). The Mississippi River is more than just a river; it is … COLUMBUS & GREENVILLE RAILROADS STOP TRAINS FROM CROSSING THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER !!!!!!!!!! January 1st 1927 - Mississippi River reaches flood stage at Cario, New Orleans …
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  • Body of a Nation: Examining the Role of the Mississippi River in American History - … Floods National Mississippi River Museum EPA: Mississippi River Basin Activity | Inform students that they will be examining how the Mississippi River has been … Mark Twain's Mississippi: African Americans in the Mississippi River Valley, 1850-1900 Slavery in America: Slave Populations in Mississippi PBS: The Time … : Life Along the Mississippi During the Civil War National Park Service: The Civil War in the Lower Mississippi River Valley Mississippi History: Vicksburg …
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  • NIE: Pascagoula River Basin 9th Grade Mississippi Studies - … of Mississippi or state map of Mississippi to verify student labeling. B. Teacher observation and questioning. a. Use pull down map of Mississippi or state map of Mississippi … students to read Chapter 2, Section 3,"Safeguarding Mississippi's Resources" in Discovering Mississippi. b. Encourage students to take notes during film …
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  • Mississippi River - … point in teaching about the Mississippi River, expose students to the wealth of literature that the Mississippi and other rivers have engendered … Lower Mississippi River Valley A comprehensive look at the Lower Mississippi River that is maintained by The National Park Service. Mississippi Headwaters Board Information on protecting the first 400 miles of the Mississippi
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  • Hypoxia And The Dead Zone In The Gulf Of Mexico - … States. Have a student identify the Mississippi River. Ask students what facts they know about the Mississippi River. (Possible answers include: chief … major industries of a city on the Mississippi River. The names of cities on the Mississippi River or one of its tributaries … pollutants entering the Mississippi River. STUDENT MATERIALS: Handout 1: Map of Mississippi River Watershed with the main tributaries of the Mississippi River ( PDF …
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  • Activity A.3: Rivers, Maps, and Math - … area of North America drained by the Mississippi River. Show them the watershed of the Mississippi on a map of the United … It (North America, that is) Some mighty Mississippi facts: The 250 tributaries of the Mississippi drain a total area of more than … and traders. The name Mississippi means Big River, and comes from Indian tribes who lived in the Mississippi Valley. Those tribes include …
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  • The Mighty Mississippi River - … .) Map handouts and/or overhead map of the Mississippi River Life on the Mississippi group discussion (print/copy the information sheet provided … these facts about the river: The Mississippi River is 2,340 miles long. The Mississippi River is the second longest river in … Missouri-St. Louis Cities along the Mississippi: Henry Lewis traveled and lived on the Mississippi River in the mid 1800's. He …
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  • The Louisiana Purchase in 1803 - … degrees North latitude and give Americans commercial rights on the Mississippi River through Spanish-held territory. Treaty of Sal Ildefonso: secret … between the United States and Spain, river traffic on the Mississippi increased and settlement in the Ohio Valley flourished. Waterfronts in … coming up the Mississippi River. This was financially ruinous for those persons whose livelihood depended upon trade on the Mississippi River. Seeing …
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  • River Systems - … landforms surrounding the Mississippi river. ? Discuss how human influence shapes river systems. Materials : Lower Mississippi River Map Photograph of the mississippi Heavy object … this wide region is fertile; the Mississippi valley, proper, is exceptionally so." from Life on the Mississippi, written by Mark Twain in … at their maps of the Mississippi and identify flood planes and the delta. ? Ask: How has Mississippi (the state) and Louisiana been …
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  • Oral History: Rubie Bond, the African- American Experience in Wisconsin - … , Rubie White moved to Beloit with her parents from Pontotoc, Mississippi. Her father had been recruited to work at Fairbanks, Morse … life in Mississippi? Well, I think the church played a very important part in the life of all blacks in Mississippi because … United States at this time? Why were employment recruiters visiting Mississippi? 3. How did plantation owners exercise such a high degree …
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