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Mississippi River in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Razan Almadi. Native Americans Had used this river for trade and travel The Original 13 states bought this area of land, including the Mississippi River in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase

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Background information

  • Native Americans Had used this river for trade and travel

  • The Original 13 states bought this area of land, including the Mississippi River in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase

  • The Louisiana Purchase was the greatest real estate deal in history, it was the best area of land for having: fertile farmlands, prairies, pastures and forests

Background Information


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Background Information



Video on the mississippi river

  • http:// Americawww.youtube.com/watch?v=fZCxPrnOQwI

Video on the Mississippi River


Role of the mississippi river in the novel

  • A route of transportation America

  • Symbolizes freedom and natural beauty

  • For Jim, it was the dream of traveling to the free states

  • For Huck, it was leaving his horrible life behind (moving away from his society and civilization)

Role of the Mississippi River in the novel


Obstacles in the mississippi river

  • Burglars America

  • Raft washes down the river

  • Raft gets split in half by a steamboat (Huck and Jim get separated)

  • Grangerford-Shepherdson bloodbath

  • A fog made them miss the mouth of the Ohio River, which was their route to freedom

  • Jim goes back to slavery (The Mississippi River betrayed them)

Obstacles in the Mississippi River


Quote and analysis

Quote and Analysis


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Quote and Analysis


Discussion question 1

Discussion Question #1


The name mark twain

The name: Mark Twain


Discussion question 2

Discussion Question #2


Discussion question 3

  • Why did Thomas Jefferson think that the Mississippi River was a good reason to act on the Louisiana Purchase?

  • The best area of land, having farmlands, prairies, pastures and forests. Later, the Mississippi River served as a central trading route because it was the major link between the U.S. trading markets.

Discussion Question #3


Video

Video


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Thank you! (: was a good reason to act on the Louisiana Purchase?


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