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However, from to , it was at least number four in the nation for federal spending vs. A proportion of federal spending in Mississippi is directed toward large federal installations such as Camp Shelby , John C. Three of these installations are located in the area affected by Hurricane Katrina. As with all other U. Executive authority in the state rests with the Governor, currently Phil Bryant R. The lieutenant governor, currently Tate Reeves R , is elected on a separate ballot. Both the governor and lieutenant governor are elected to four-year terms of office.
Unlike the federal government, but like many other U. States, most of the heads of major executive departments are elected by the citizens of Mississippi rather than appointed by the governor. Mississippi is one of five states that elects its state officials in odd-numbered years the others are Kentucky , Louisiana , New Jersey and Virginia. Mississippi holds elections for these offices every four years, always in the year preceding presidential elections.
In , Mississippi voters approved a state constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage and prohibiting Mississippi from recognizing same-sex marriages performed elsewhere. Mississippi has banned sanctuary cities. Section of the Constitution of the State of Mississippi declares that "No person who denies the existence of a Supreme Being shall hold any office in this state. Supreme Court in Torcaso v. Watkins Mississippi led the South in developing a disfranchising constitution, passing it in By raising barriers to voter registration, the state legislature disenfranchised most blacks and many poor whites, excluding them from politics until the late s.
It established a one-party state dominated by white Democrats. In the s whites divided evenly between the parties. In the s those voters shifted their allegiance to the Republican Party , first for national and then for state offices. Mississippi is the only American state where people in cars may legally consume beer. Some localities have laws restricting the practice.
Mississippi is served by nine interstate highways :. Routes :. Amtrak provides scheduled passenger service along two routes, the Crescent and City of New Orleans. Prior to severe damage from Hurricane Katrina , the Sunset Limited traversed the far south of the state; the route originated in Los Angeles, California and it terminated in Florida.
Until the Civil War era, Mississippi had a small number of schools and no educational institutions for African Americans. The first school for black students was not established until During Reconstruction in , black and white Republicans drafted a constitution that was the first to provide for a system of free public education in the state.
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The state's dependence on agriculture and resistance to taxation limited the funds it had available to spend on any schools. In the early 20th century, there were still few schools in rural areas, particularly for black children. With seed money from the Julius Rosenwald Fund, many rural black communities across Mississippi raised matching funds and contributed public funds to build new schools for their children.
Blacks and whites attended segregated and separate public schools in Mississippi until the late s, although such segregation had been declared unconstitutional by the United States Supreme Court in its ruling in Brown v. Board of Education.
In the majority-black Mississippi Delta counties, white parents worked through White Citizens' Councils to set up private segregation academies , where they enrolled their children. Often funding declined for the public schools. But in the state as a whole, only a small minority of white children were withdrawn from public schools.
State officials believed they needed to maintain public education to attract new businesses.
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After several years of integration, whites often dominated local systems anyway, maintaining white supremacy. Many black parents complained that they had little representation in school administration, and that many of their former administrators and teachers had been pushed out. They have had to work to have their interests and children represented.
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In the late s, the state had public elementary and secondary schools , with a total yearly enrollment of about , elementary pupils and about , secondary students. Some 45, students attended private schools. In contrast, Mississippi had the 17th-highest average SAT scores in the nation. Although unusual in the West, school corporal punishment is common in Mississippi, with 31, public school students  paddled at least one time. In , Mississippi students scored the lowest of any state on the National Assessments of Educational Progress in both math and science. Jackson , the state's capital city, is the site of the state residential school for deaf and hard of hearing students.
The Mississippi School for the Deaf was established by the state legislature in before the civil war.
MSMS was founded in by appropriations from the Mississippi Legislature and it is the fourth public, residential high school for academically gifted students in the United States. Rising tenth-grade students from across the state apply and are selected on a competitive basis. The campus has six buildings designated as Mississippi Landmarks, and is itself an historic district listed on the U. National Register of Historic Places. Some non-arts courses some math, science, etc. While Mississippi has been especially known for its music and literature, it has embraced other forms of art.
Its strong religious traditions have inspired striking works by outsider artists who have been shown nationally. This ballet competition attracts the most talented young dancers from around the world. The Magnolia Independent Film Festival , still held annually in Starkville , is the first and oldest in the state. Musicians of the state's Delta region were historically significant to the development of the blues. Although by the end of the 19th century, two-thirds of the farm owners were black, continued low prices for cotton and national financial pressures resulted in most of them losing their land.
More problems built up with the boll weevil infestation, when thousands of agricultural jobs were lost. He and Chester Arthur Burnett were friends and admirers of each other's music. Their friendship and respect is an important example of Mississippi's musical legacy. While the state has had a reputation for being the most racist in the United States [ citation needed ] , individual musicians created an integrated music community.
Mississippi musicians created new forms by combining and creating variations on musical traditions from Africa with the musical traditions of white Southerners, a tradition largely rooted in Scots—Irish music.
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The state is creating a Mississippi Blues Trail , with dedicated markers explaining historic sites significant to the history of blues music, such as Clarksdale 's Riverside Hotel, where Bessie Smith died after her auto accident on Highway The Riverside Hotel is just one of many historical blues sites in Clarksdale.
The Delta Blues Museum there is visited by tourists from all over the world. Close by is "Ground Zero", a contemporary blues club and restaurant co-owned by actor Morgan Freeman. Elvis Presley , who created a sensation in the s as a crossover artist and contributed to rock 'n' roll, was a native of Tupelo. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is the latest accepted revision , reviewed on 21 September This article is about the U. For the river, see Mississippi River. For other uses, see Mississippi disambiguation.
Woodall Mountain   . Gulf of Mexico . The Coat of arms of Mississippi. Northern mockingbird Mimus polyglottos. Spicebush swallowtail Papilio troilus. Largemouth bass Micropterus salmoides. Western honey bee Apis mellifera. American alligator Alligator mississippiensis. Southern magnolia Magnolia grandiflora. Eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Jackson , Gulfport 71, Southaven 54, Main article: History of Mississippi.