Objects & Places from Life on the Mississippi

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Mississippi

This was the setting for most of the stories and is also the largest river in the United States.

Paul Jones

This was one of the first steamboats on which the author worked.

Hat Island

This was a place where boats were supposed to go past, but one boat nearly went over it.

Pilot

This person chooses the direction for a steamboat.

Steersman

This person has a lesser rank on board a steamboat, but is above a trainee.

Cub

This person works as a trainee on the steamboat.

Captain

This person is the head of the crew.

Steamboat

This was a common method of travel for those along the Mississippi during the 19th Century.

Ditch

This was an area where men filled in the river to cut off large detours.

Murel's Gang

This group stole slaves and told them they would be set free.

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