Mississippi, or the Magnolia State as it’s also called, became a state December 10, 1817. The home state of Ida B. Wells, Walter Payton, Ruby Bridges, and many other famous people was also the site of the historic Battle of Vicksburg. Visitors today often get a glimpse of Southern history when touring the many homes and sites that remain from the Civil War period. See what else you can learn about Mississippi state history with this free 7-page printable as you create a map of the state, organize events chronologically, and explore more of the state’s exciting past with writing prompts.
Bonnie Rose Hudson’s heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her website WriteBonnieRose.com for homeschool and history curriculum, resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, and to check out her newest release from JourneyForth, The Hidden Village, an early reader set in India.