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Mississippi River Region

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Six states form the Mississippi River region: Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Missouri. Maps, historic photos, graphics, and live photography help present an overview and history of the region and the river that connects the heart of America. Describes each state, its size, population, industry and commerce, capital, geographic regions, history, and gives its nickname. The Mississippi River is a bridge to the past and future of this region.

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Runtime: 24 minutes 32 seconds

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