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February 7, 2013

On February 7, 2013, the state of Mississippi finally, officially certified the Thirteenth Amendment, only a short 18 years after it had formally ratified it, and became the last state in the United States to do so. When the government … Continue reading

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December 10, 1817

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1817, Mississippi was finally admitted to the Union as the 20th American state. The citizens of Alabama rejoiced and their state motto of “Thank God for Mississippi” was born.

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