Shipping from the State of Tennessee to Mississippi
Tennessee became the 16th state of the combination in 1796. It is presently 112 miles wide but stretches 432 miles from the Appalachian Mountains border with North Carolina in the east to the Mississippi River boundaries with Missouri and Arkansas in the west. Tennessee’s two largest cities, Memphis and Nashville are recognized as the middle of blues and country music, correspondingly, and have played host to the likes of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash, B.B. King and Dolly Parton. Memphis is also well-known for its barbecue and hosts the well-attended “Memphis in May” barbecue competition each year.
Shipping to the State of Tennessee to Mississippi
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”).