MISSISSIPPI. The Magnolia State; The Hospitality State. Motto : Virtute et armis "By valor and arms". Geography. MAIN RIVERS: Big Black River Pearl River Yazoo River Pascagoula Rive Tombigbee River. Geography. Major lakes : Ross Barnett Reservoir Arkabutla Lake Sardis Lake
The Magnolia State; The Hospitality State
Motto : Virtute et armis "By valor and arms"
the largest lake in
(Seven Years' War), the French surrendered
the Mississippi area to them under the terms
of the Treaty of Pari (1763).