Examples from the Web for mississippi
Contemporary Examples of mississippi
Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion
January 8, 2015
Even other men of color considered Revels a curious figure, for Mississippi had never had a large free black population.The Black Man Who Replaced Jefferson Davis in the Senate
January 7, 2015
As zealots poured in from Arkansas and Mississippi, a wire service reporter got punched in the ribs.The Louisiana Racists Who Courted Steve Scalise
January 3, 2015
No—the way the Democratic Party can best help the poor people of Mississippi is to control Congress and the White House.Seriously, Democrats: You’re Done in Dixie
December 10, 2014
Phyllis, who was a nurse, went down to Mississippi to provide medical care for people like Joan.Eric Garner Protests: ‘It’s Like Vietnam’
Abby Haglage, Caitlin Dickson, Jacob Siegel, Chris Allbritton
December 5, 2014
Historical Examples of mississippi
A territory bounded by the Mississippi has been extended from sea to sea.
Mississippi was disloyal, and didn't deserve to have any representative.
So this was Bellevue, one of the great cotton plantations of Mississippi.
He felt that only the Mississippi, that life-line connecting him with the North, could save him.
It was applied to the cable across the Mississippi, at St. Louis, in 1850.Cleveland Past and Present
originally as the name of the river, from French, from Algonquian (French missionaries first penetrated the river valley in its upper reaches), literally "big river;" cf. Ojibwa mshi- "big," ziibi "river." Organized as a U.S. territory 1798; admitted as a state 1817. Related: Mississippian.