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As a main route for explorers and settlers—and for shipping— “Ol’ Man River” spurred the growth of a new nation. Today, the Mississippi River continues to provide a transportation route for agricultural and industrial goods as well as water for millions of people living in the surrounding area. Books in this series: The Amazon: River in a Rain Forest The Ganges: India’s Sacred River The Mississippi: America’s Mighty River The Nile: River in the Sand The Rhine: Europe’s River Highway The St.
Vieira, Linda. The Mighty Mississippi: The Life and Times of America’s Greatest River. New York: Bloomsbury Publishing, 2006. The World’s Most Amazing Rivers. Heinemann-Raintree, 2009. Zelenyj, Alexander. Marquette and Jolliet: Quest for the Mississippi. Crabtree Publishing Company. S. html ABOUT THE AUTHOR Robin Johnson is a freelance writer and editor. The co-author of several children’s books—including Endangered Butterflies, Spotlight on India, and The Life Cycle of an Emperor Penguin—she has worked in the publishing industry for more than a decade.
1927 The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 leaves 700,000 Americans homeless. 1988 A severe drought causes record low water levels on the Mississippi River. 1993 A major Mississippi River flood destroys thousands of homes and covers millions of acres of farmland. 1997 Two sections of the Mississippi River are designated American Heritage Rivers. 2007 The I-35W Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis collapses, killing 13 people. The United States buys the Louisiana Territory from France for $15 million.
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