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Sooner delighted. In Mississippi, and in all U.S. slavery continues.

In the state of Mississippi finally "officially" banned slavery. But slavery is still rampant in all states of America.

Made a huge step forward this week, Mississippi, officially banning slavery. This kind of legislation must be interpreted with great enthusiasm in the era of political lethargy, so — congratulations Mississippi long-awaited ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment. Of course, the staff slightly pootstal in this political decision, given that the country was officially abolished slavery as much as 148 years ago (more on this below here). But Mississippi is not the only state, which needed a substantial period of time

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What threatens America Mississippi flood?

Corps of Engineers U.S. military said that all dams are functioning properly. However, the danger lies in the fact that flooding can be so strong that it overcomes a flood protection system, and dams, and actually force the Mississippi to change its direction.

Source: Times Online

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The negative effects of water level control in Mississippi

The negative effects of water level control in Mississippi to save the planet

Fig. 1. Gullies in the field pitted O'Brien Ridge.

When in May 2011, the water level in the Mississippi River rose to almost two meters, a plan 80 years ago to open dams began to become reality, which angered local landowners. Indeed, since the last major flood in 1937 to absorb the excess water was sufficient Madrid bypass channel. Against him had been a lot of land holders, but then the water level is almost 1.5 meters higher than expected, and the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the

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From the banks of the swollen Mississippi River to evacuate people

June 5, 2013. In the Mississippi River due to continuing rains the water level started to rise sharply. This has caused a dam break in the U.S. state of Missouri and forced the few villages in 29 km north of the city of St. Louis to resort to evacuate 43 homes.

At the same time, the second dam, located 14 km upstream from the town of West Alton near a nuclear power plant, to send experts to check the integrity of the structure. Delete the next breakthrough is necessary, because it can have very serious consequences for both the

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Weather chaos in the U.S.

Weather chaos in the United States Weather and Climate

Arkansas, Illinois, Tennessee, Louisiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Ohio, Alabama, Mississippi, Indiana, Louisiana and Michigan suffered from a sudden gust tornado. Prediction Center report on the further development and growth of the elements of the wind over some parts of the Mississippi Valley and the lower reaches of the river. Ohio. The most vulnerable to the twistor north Mississippi, west Tennessee and eastern Arkansas, where most tornadoes happen at night, damaging power lines.

In Alabama dominates a strong cold front from the west, met with the warm moist air from the Gulf of

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In the south-eastern U.S. states ravaged by tornadoes

In the south-eastern U.S. states ravaged by tornadoes Natural Disasters

January 17 in some areas of Mississippi, Indiana and Kentucky tornado swept, resulting in communities along the railway were damaged power lines, in Louisville, Kentucky, to eradicate park trees.

In southern Marion County house destroyed, his master's broken arm. In the north of Clark County, Indiana, near one of the hypermarkets in the Wal-Mart parking lot winds overturned several cars buyers. In the city of Madison airport, southeast Indiana, hurricane encountered two aircraft, one of them broke the nose landing gear.

For winter tornadoes very rare in those states, while

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Can Mississippi Haiti become an American?

In recent days, the newspapers and television screens do not go reported the strongest earthquakes in the Western Hemisphere. In January, hit the underground elements struck Haiti, six weeks later even stronger rocked Chile. And here and there were killed or found themselves under the rubble of destroyed houses thousands of people, countless homeless, the two countries could not do without foreign aid.

These disasters, so little time division involuntarily raise the question — who's next, and when? And it is clear that most cares close neighbors affected, including residents of the United States.

In response, scientists reported

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Photographic: flooding in the southern U.S. in 2011

Photographic: flooding in the southern United States in 2011, Natural disasters

Because of the loss in 2011, a record rainfall and massive snow melt Mississippi River has caused catastrophic flooding in the southern United States. The last such event is recorded only in 1937. Authorities organized cleansing operations in the states of Tennessee, Memphis and in more southern areas of the country the situation is much more complicated. Due to heavy rainfall the soil is saturated with water, in Louisiana, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky and Arkansas local rivers burst their banks.

Flooding forced thousands of people to flee their homes, making

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Group tornado swept through the south-eastern United States

Group tornado swept through the south-eastern United States Natural disasters

To the south of the United States and the valley of the Mississippi River swept a series of tornadoes, along with the terrible storms. Suffered a dozen residents of the state of Mississippi and Arkansas. According to experts, most likely over the state simultaneously raging four craters caused after a cold front to the south of the Mississippi Valley penetrated further north.

The top ten states from Illinois to the Mississippi there was a strong wind break trees and roofs, as well as hail up to 3 mm

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The drought had a negative impact on the navigation on the Mississippi

The drought had a negative impact on the navigation on the Mississippi Weather and Climate

The drought this summer, affecting most of the U.S., which is heavily influenced by one of the deepest main waterway in the country — the Mississippi River (2530 km). The river has a critically low level of water, which greatly affects the shipping number of states from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico.

And the situation did not improve even after heavy rains and Hurricane Isaac, which occurred a few days ago. Experts estimate the state of Mississippi as one of the worst

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