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Arkansas Arkansas Flag
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Entered the Union: June 15, 1836 (25) Capital: Little Rock
Origin of Name: French interpretation of the Algonquin Indian word "ookansa," (referring to the Quapaw Tribe who lived in Arkansas) meaning "south wind"
State Motto: Regnat populus (The people rule) State Bird: Mockingbird
State Nickname: The Natural State State Tree: Loblolly Pine
State Flower: Apple Blossom State Insect: Honeybee
State Mammal: White-tailed Deer State Beverage: Milk
State Instrument: Fiddle State Gem: Diamond
Fruit/Vegetable: Vine Ripe Pink Tomato State Book: The Holy Bible
State Mineral: Quartz Crystal State Song: “Arkansas”
National Parks: 1 National Forests: 2 • State Parks: 51
Famous for: America's only Diamond Mine, Hot Springs National Park
Famous Arkansans: Mike Huckabee (governor), Johnny Cash (singer), Eldridge Cleaver (social activist), William Jefferson Clinton (President), Dizzy Dean (baseball), John Grisham (author), Scott Joplin (composer), Douglas MacArthur (general), Sam Walton (founder of Wal-Mart)
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Three principal Native American tribes lived in the Arkansas region: the Caddo, Osage, and Quapaw.
Spanish Explorer, Hernando de Soto was among the first Europeans to visit the Arkansas territory. In 1686, a Frenchman, Henri de Tonti, founded the first permanent white settlement—the Arkansas Post. In 1803 the area was acquired by the U.S. as part of the Louisiana Purchase.
Hot Springs National Park, was visited by Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto in 1541. The springs, long used by Native Americans for medicinal purposes, became a Federal Reservation in 1832. More than a million gallons of water a day, with an average temperature of 143°F (62°C), flow from 47 springs.
Forty-seven hot springs flow from the southwestern slope of Hot Springs Mountain, at an average temperature of 143 F.
The first woman elected to the U.S. Senate was from Arkansas -- Hattie Caraway, elected November 1932.
The community of Mountain View is called the Folk Capital of America. The little town preserves the pioneer way of life and puts it on display for visitors at the Ozark Folk Center State Park from March through October.
Arkansas contains over 600,000 acres of lakes and 9,700 miles of streams and rivers.
Pivot Rock balances on a base 15 times smaller than its top.
Crater of Diamonds State Park allows dedicated prospectors to search for precious gems including diamonds, amethyst, garnet, jasper, agate, and quartz.
Sam Walton founded his Wal-Mart stores in Bentonville.
Near Dover, Arkansas is an overlook with a view of an Ozark Valley. Here, appear the "Dover Lights," an unexplained phenomena that appears, flickers and sways in various colors.
A southern version of Big Foot, called the Boggy Creek Monster, has been sighted near Fouke, Arkansas. Said to be seven feet tall and hairy all over, it kills chicken, cattle, dogs and livestock.
The loblolly pine tree can grow up to 100 feet tall and three feet in diameter. Its needles and cones can be up to nine inches long.
Mount Ida is known as the Quartz Crystal Capital of the World.
The entire town of Eureka Springs is an historic district.
The Great Passion Play in Eureka Springs is America's #1 attended outdoor drama. Presents the miracles, trials, crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ.
The World's Championship Duck Calling Contest is held annually in Stuttgart.
Pine Bluff is known as the world center of archery bow production.
The Basin Park Hotel in Eureka Springs is seven stories tall, but every floor is a “ground” floor. The hotel is built against a hillside, and each story opens onto the hill at a different height.
Arkansas' Ethnic Roots: American 15.9%, African American 15.7%, Irish 9.5%, German 9.3%, English 7.9%.
Religion in Arkansas: 86% Christian (78% Protestant, 7% Catholic, 1% Other), 14% No Religion.
Alma, Arkansas is the Spinach Capital of the World and commemorated this by painting its water tower to be the "world's biggest can of spinach."
William "Bill" Doolin was the founder of the Wild Bunch, which specialized in robbing banks, trains and stage-coaches in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas in the 1890s. He was born in 1858 on a farm in Johnson County, Arkansas. Originally a member of the Dalton Gang, he formed his own gang around 1893 and the Wild Bunch became the premier terrorizers of the West until Doolin was captured in a Eureka Springs bathhouse by Deputy U.S. Marshall Bill Tilghman in January 1896. He escaped federal custody and was shot and killed by a U.S. Marshall near Lawson, Oklahoma Territory on August 25, 1896.

 

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The Cheese Pirates
The Cheese Pirates by Christina Lewis
The Cheese Pirates
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"Pirates of the Caribbean, move over! Make room for a crew of mouse-privateers who will capture your hearts and stop your breath with their thrilling sea-going adventures! A wonderful story, full of bold mice, good and wicked, who will show you what courage really means." - Lynne Reid Banks, author of The Indian in the Cupboard
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Michael Lewis Video: Sky Blue
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Escape your daily blues with this new music video by One Street Over.
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