A report on Canton, Mississippi

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City in Madison County, Mississippi, United States.

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Madison County, Mississippi

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County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

County located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

The county seat is Canton.

Jackson metropolitan area, Mississippi

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Metropolitan statistical area in the central region of the U.S. state of Mississippi that covers seven counties: Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, and Yazoo.

Metropolitan statistical area in the central region of the U.S. state of Mississippi that covers seven counties: Copiah, Hinds, Holmes, Madison, Rankin, Simpson, and Yazoo.

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Mississippi State Capitol
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Jackson, Mississippi

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Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

Capital and most populous city of the U.S. State of Mississippi.

The entire Choctaw Nation's location and size compared to the U.S. state of Mississippi
Andrew Jackson, the 7th President of the United States and the city's namesake
"Raising the Stars and Stripes Over the Capitol of the State of Mississippi", engraving from Harper's Weekly, June 20, 1863, after the capture of Jackson by Union forces during the American Civil War
September 1863 map of the Siege of Jackson
Mississippi Old Capitol, downtown Jackson
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Map of Jackson in 1919
April 16, 1921 flood on Town Creek, a tributary of the Pearl River in Jackson. The photo is a view of East Capitol Street looking east from North Farish Street.
Standard Life Building, downtown Jackson
Old Greyhound Bus Station
Photograph of Jackson Mississippi taken from the International Space Station
Map of racial distribution in Jackson, 2010 U.S. Census. Each dot is 25 people:
1874 engraving in Scribner's Monthly of the Old Capitol, the seat of Mississippi's legislature from 1839 to 1903.
Jackson State University band "The Sonic Boom"
Millsaps College is one of several institutions in and around Jackson established before 1900.
Mississippi State Capitol
Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, Mississippi
Lamar Life Building, downtown Jackson.
Veterans Memorial Stadium is the largest stadium facility in Jackson. Its parking lot often is used by employees of the University of Mississippi Medical Center nearby.

On May 13, 1863, Union forces won the first Battle of Jackson, forcing Confederate forces to flee northward towards Canton.

Mississippi

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State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas.

State in the Southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the north by Tennessee; to the east by Alabama; to the south by the Gulf of Mexico; to the southwest by Louisiana; and to the northwest by Arkansas.

Choctaw Village near the Chefuncte, by Francois Bernard, 1869, Peabody Museum—Harvard University. The women are preparing dye in order to color cane strips for making baskets.
Pushmataha, Choctaw Principal Chief
The Big House at D'Evereux Plantation. Built in 1840, the mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Confederate lines, Vicksburg, May 19, 1863. Shows assault by US 1st Battalion, 13th Infantry
The legislature of the State of Mississippi in 1890
Child workers, Pass Christian, 1911, by Lewis Hine
Mexican American boy and African American man at the Knowlton Plantation, Perthshire, Mississippi, in 1939, by Marion Post Wolcott
Dancing at a juke joint near Clarksdale, Mississippi, in 1939, by Marion Post Wolcott
The previous flag of Mississippi, used until June 30, 2020, featured the Confederate battle flag
Bottomland hardwood swamp near Ashland
Map of the Mississippi Delta Region (outlined in green)
Map with all counties and their county seats
Köppen climate types of Mississippi, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Hurricanes Camille (left) and Katrina from satellite imagery, as they approached the Mississippi Gulf Coast
Leaving Tennessee on US Highway 61
Clark Creek Natural Area, Wilkinson County
A racial/ethnic map of the state of Mississippi. The purple counties have black majorities, the blue ones have white majorities. The darker the color, the larger the majority.
Mississippi population density map
Liberty Baptist Church, Amite County
A Mississippi U.S. quarter
Sharecropper's daughter, Lauderdale County, 1935
2014 Corolla built by Toyota Motor Manufacturing Mississippi on display at the Tupelo Automobile Museum
Five Governors of Mississippi in 1976, from left: Ross Barnett, James P. Coleman, William L. Waller, John Bell Williams, and Paul B. Johnson Jr.
Treemap of the popular vote by county, 2016 presidential election
The Vicksburg Bridge carries I-20 and U.S. 80 across the Mississippi River at Vicksburg.
The Ross Barnett Reservoir at sunset
The Mississippi State Capitol was designated a National Historic Landmark in 2016.

It has some major automotive factories, such as the Toyota Mississippi Plant in Blue Springs and a Nissan Automotive plant in Canton.

Nissan

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Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan.

Japanese multinational automobile manufacturer headquartered in Nishi-ku, Yokohama, Japan.

Datsun Type 11
The Graham-Paige based Nissan Model 70 sedan
1937 Datsun model 16
Austin Seven Ruby
1953 Nissan labor dispute
1966 Prince R380 racecar
1971 Datsun 240Z (U.S. model) in green metallic
2013 Nissan GT-R
Nissan Main Office
Former CEO Carlos Ghosn has been credited with reviving Nissan
Carlos Ghosn in front of new CI at the 2013 earnings press conference in Yokohama.
At the NISMO shop, in Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama, Japan
A Nissan dealership in Nagano
Nissan Red and Blue Stage dealership Nagano (2009)
2019 Nissan Titan XD Pro-4X
Nissan e-NV200 all-electric commercial van
2018 Nissan Leaf at an electric charging station.
Nissan autonomous car prototype technology was fitted on a Nissan Leaf all-electric car.
World locations of Nissan Motor factories as of 2013
Nissan "Corporation" logo used from 2013 to 2020
Nissan corporate wordmark (2001–2020)
The "classic" Datsun logo, based on the Flag of Japan and Japan's nickname as the "Land of the Rising Sun"
Infiniti logo (since 1989)
Nismo logo
First logo of Nissan (1983–2002)
Second logo of Nissan (2001–2020)
Current logo of Nissan (since 2020)

An engine plant in Decherd, Tennessee followed, most recently a second assembly plant was established in Canton, Mississippi.

Canton Academy

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Canton Academy, officially known as the Canton Academic Foundation, is a segregation academy in Canton, Mississippi, the county seat of Madison County.

Rowland Garrett

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American former professional basketball player.

American former professional basketball player.

A 6'6" forward from Canton, Mississippi, Garrett played at Florida State University, and helped lead the Seminoles to the 1972 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, where the team lost to UCLA 81–76. Garrett was later selected by the Chicago Bulls with the 78th pick of the 1972 NBA Draft. He played sparingly with the Bulls as a rookie, but earned the respect of coach Dick Motta, and remained on the team for several years. During the first three games of the 1975–76 season, he tallied a combined 51 points and 21 rebounds, including a 22-point, 14 rebound performance in a victory over the Seattle SuperSonics on October 28, 1975.

Annie Bell Robinson Devine

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American activist in the Civil Rights Movement.

American activist in the Civil Rights Movement.

Born in Mobile, Alabama and raised in Canton, Mississippi, Devine attended Tougaloo college, similar to Anne Moody (also in the Civil Rights Movement).

George Doherty, c. 1967

George Doherty

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American football player and coach and college athletics administrator.

American football player and coach and college athletics administrator.

George Doherty, c. 1967

Doherty was born in Mississippi in 1920 and attended Canton High School in Canton, Mississippi.

Caroline Herring in 2012

Caroline Herring

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Caroline Herring in 2012

Caroline Herring (born 1969 in Canton, Mississippi) is an American folk and country singer, songwriter and musician.