Shipping from the State of Mississippi to Washington
The Magnolia State of Mississippi joined the Union as the 20th state in 1817 and gets its name from the Mississippi River, which forms its western border. Early inhabitants of the area that became Mississippi included the Choctaw, Natchez and Chickasaw. Spanish explorers arrived in the region in 1540 but it was the French who established the first permanent settlement in present-day Mississippi in 1699.
During the first half of the 19th century, Mississippi was the top cotton producer in the United States, and owners of large plantations depended on the labor of black slaves. Mississippi seceded from the Union in 1861 and suffered greatly during the American Civil War. Despite the abolition of slavery, racial discrimination endured in Mississippi, and the state was a battleground of the Civil Rights Movement in the mid-20th century. In the early 21st century, Mississippi ranked among America’s poorest states.
The state capital is Jackson and it takes the state motto-Virtute et armis (“By valor and arms”).
Shipping to the State of Mississippi to Washington
The state of Washington was named after George Washington, making it the only state in the United States to be named after a president. It was inaugurated into statehood in 1889. Blessed with a great coastal location, and brilliant harbors, Washington occupies one of the leading positions trading with Canada, Alaska, and Countries of the Pacific Rim. The beautiful Mount Rainier ascends above Seattle and is the highest peak in the continental United States.
The St. Helens Mountain is another landmark in Washington. It erupted in 1980, and was recorded as the most deadly and economically destructive volcanic event in the history of the United States. It is often referred to as the Evergreen State, and is the country’s foremost producer of apples and is the home of the reputable coffee chain “Starbucks.” Some popular people from Washington are Bill Gates, Bing Cosby, and Jimi Hendrix.