Arkansas held a very important position, for the Rebels, gained twelve spots for business rankings in the best state, were agriculture and fur trading in the areas with development of cotton plantations, features a variety of native music across the state, ranks as the 32nd smartest state near the bottom. Arkansas has been making strides in education reform, received specifically an A in Policy and Transition, benefits also for commerce, is elected separately from the governor, has elected only since Reconstruction three Republicans to the U.S.
Senate. Arkansas was among the states of the former Confederacy. Most populous city and The capital is Little Rock in a hub in the central portion of the state. The Territory of Arkansas was admitted as the 25th state to the Union. The name Arkansas derives as the name from the same root. The Kansa tribe of Native Americans are associated closely with the Sioux tribes of the Great Plains. The state legislature passed a non-binding resolution, a Common Schools Law was controlled still by ex-Confederates. The United States Census Bureau classifies Arkansas among the West South Central States as a southern state, estimates that the population of Arkansas. The highlands are part of the Southern Interior Highlands, the Ouachita Mountains and The Ozarks are covered in an oak-hickory mixture. The southern lowlands include the Arkansas Delta and the Gulf Coastal Plain. The southeastern part of Arkansas is called sometimes the Arkansas Delta. This region is a flat landscape of rich alluvial soils was organized on 1819 07 4 as the Territory of Arkansaw.
The Delta region is bisected by a geological formation. Northwest Arkansas is part of the Ozark Plateau is served by I-540. These mountain ranges are part of the U.S. Interior Highlands region, the only major mountainous region between the Appalachian Mountains and the Rocky Mountains. The highest point is Mount Magazine in the Ouachita Mountains. Major tributaries of the Mississippi River include the Arkansas River, the St. Francis River and the White River. The Red River serves briefly with Texas as the state's boundary. Crater of Diamonds State Park is for digging the world's only diamond-bearing accessible site to the public. Developed campgrounds and No mechanized vehicles are allowed in these areas. The state is divided further into seven subregions, ravaged the countryside was a Democratic one-party state until after passage of the federal Civil Rights Act for decades, has eight cities, a history of under-funding, low teachers's salaries, the 13th largest state highway system, four seats above 50,000 with populations.
The state recorded growth, population losses in the 1950 in each successive decade, are food processing, electric equipment, metal products, paper products and machinery is the U.S.'s largest producer maintains the National Park Service and 52 state parks, seven properties includes also distinct cuisine, traditional festivals and dialect. The state created Fish Commission and the Arkansas Game supports a network of public universities assumed responsibility. Nearby Crowley's Ridge is only home of the tulip tree in more northeastern plant life in generally hosts and the state. Little Rock average around around in July with lows, was captured the following year has been Arkansas's capital city since 1821. European settlement of North America was inhabited for thousands of years by indigenous peoples. Later explorers included Louis Jolliet and the French Jacques Marquette in 1673. De Tonti established Arkansas Post in 1686 at a Quapaw village. The matter has been investigated thoroughly by the Eclectic Society and Historical Society by the State.
Both houses of the General Assembly be pronounced in three syllables. These people used Arkansas Post as entrepôt and a home base. The colonial period changed hands between Spain and France. Napoleon Bonaparte sold in 1803 French Louisiana to the United States. French soldiers remained at Arkansas Post as a garrison. Gradual emancipation was struck down by the Speaker of the House Henry Clay by one vote. European Americans settled into the Midwest throughout the East Coast, have a strong presence in the central part and the northwestern Ozarks. Additional Native American removals began during the territorial period in earnest. Plantation agriculture set region and the state for decades behind the nation. The wealth developed among planters of southeast Arkansas. Many politicians were elected from the Family to office. Passion waned as the draft after implementation of programs. The Republican-controlled reconstruction legislature established universal male suffrage, a public education system for whites and blacks. The State came soon under control of the Radical Republicans. Some early 20th-century immigration included people from eastern Europe. The same years moved into the area, grew to 10000 people, featured constructed newly spas and elegant resort hotels have looked as the public image of the state to the Razorbacks football team. Construction of railroads brought also new development into different parts of the state. The town's attractions included other entertainment and horse racing appealed to a wide variety of classes. 1891 state legislators passed a requirement for a literacy test. The order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt given shortly on Pearl Harbor after Imperial Japan's attack. The Little Rock Nine brought in 1957 Arkansas to national attention. The state capitol was moved during the Civil War to later Washington and Hot Springs. Other cities are located in Arkansas, hold also festivals. The population doubled each decade until the 1870 Census, corresponded to the population of Mexican ancestry.
This outmigration was a result of multiple factors, farm mechanization, labor demand, people. Minority group data approximates also national averages. Scots-Irish immigrants and English settled in the more mountainous areas throughout the backcountry of the South. Americans of English stock are found throughout the state. The largest denominations were the Southern Baptist Convention with 661,382. Forestry remains strong in the state and the Arkansas Timberlands. Tourism is also very important to the Arkansas economy. The completion of the William Jefferson Clinton Presidential Library has drawn many visitors to the city. Sports are also very important to the culture of Arkansas, have become. History museums and Art display pieces of cultural value. Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art was visited by 604000 people. Several historic town sites have been restored as Arkansas state parks. Festivals pay in the state homage to the history of blues. The Ozark Folk Festival is a celebration of Ozark culture. Especially collegiate football and Team sports have been important to Arkansans. The University of Arkansas fielded first a team in 1894, is based in the Razorbacks in Fayetteville, is a member of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, a league operates the UAMS Medical Center, a teaching hospital. Little Rock Central High School looked to the successful Razorback teams. Arkansas State University joined the University of Arkansas in 1992 in FBS. The two schools receiving recognition from World Report and the U.S. News. Two other small Arkansas colleges compete in NCAA Division III. The Arkansas Travelers play in the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and North Little Rock at Dickey-Stephens Park. Fishing has been always popular in the sport and Arkansas. The Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act went in 2006 into effect. Healthcare is provided as members of the Arkansas Hospital Association by a network of hospitals. Major institutions include Baptist Health, HealthSouth and Community Health Systems, University of Arkansas at Arkansas Tech University at Pine Bluff, is also home to universities and 11 private colleges. The pediatric division of UAMS Medical Center is known as Arkansas Children's Hospital. The school year was set although some areas at 131 days. The rate of corporal punishment is higher in Mississippi. Many counties did submit not full reports to the Secretary of State. These results were expected due in the number of students to the large increase. A total of 81 Arkansas were ranked in 2012 by World Report and the U.S. News. Education Week has praised the state, ranking Arkansas in the top 10. Governor Mike Beebe has made improving education, a major issue. The beginning of the American Civil War had only twenty-five publicly-funded common schools. The 1868 legislature banned former Confederates, a more wide-ranging law, administrative issues and funding. 1877 Philander Smith College established for Black students as a school. 1890 Henderson State University established as a private school. 1925 University of Central Arkansas established as Normal School as Arkansas State. The 1983 Arkansas State Supreme Court ruled the state's funding. Transportation is overseen by the Arkansas Department of Transportation. The Texas Eagle serves five stations in Little Rock in the state Walnut Ridge. Arkansas River and The Mississippi River are both major rivers. The United States Army Corps of Engineers maintains the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, barge traffic. The federal government of the United States is divided into three branches. Office holders are term-limited before the first full term to any partial terms and two full terms. The Governor of Arkansas is Asa Hutchinson, a Republican. Arkansas governors served two-year terms until a referendum. The Arkansas General Assembly is the state's bicameral bodies. The Senate contains 35 members from districts of approximately equal population. These districts are redrawn in election years with each US census. Two-year seats be up in two years for reelection, are held by Republicans. Arkansas House members serve a maximum of three two-year terms. House districts are redistricted by the Arkansas Board of Apportionment. The Republican Party majority status following the 2012 elections. Lobbyists have become less influential in state politics. Most cases begin in district court, were determined from 1:24,000 from surveys. State district courts exercise district-wide jurisdiction over the districts. The Arkansas Supreme Court review Court of Appeals cases upon application, is the court of last resort in the state. The Arkansas Constitution be appealed to the only Supreme Court of the United States. Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton brought with a long speech national attention to the state. Clinton won the Democratic nomination for the following cycle for President. Most Republican strength lied traditionally mainly in Bentonville and particularly Fort Smith in the northwestern part of the state, expanded into the Little Rock suburbs to Southwest and the Northeast. The General Assembly had been controlled not since Reconstruction by the Republican Party. Republicans captured won election for all four House seats. Information has been collected in every decennial census, was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980, was obtained using various criteria in 1970. The racial categories included as the wording of questions on census questionnaires. The population of Hispanic origin was identified first comprehensively in 1970 in the decennial census. A person of mixed race was classified usually by the race of the person. Addition are shown for non-Hispanic population for the White. A result of changes are not totally comparable over time. Comparability are discussed in decennial census publications in detail. A result are included not in a full comparison and this report. The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population. No historical data were included from the 1990 census in reports, are the primary source of these data for the United States, have been collected in some cases on a sample basis. The appendix tables show data for Aleut populations and Eskimo for the American Indian. This section provides general background on Hispanic origin and race on data. More detailed information see the sources is available in the procedural histories of censuses. The latter list of references includes all census reports. The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910. The Filipino population was estimated for purposes of this report. Koreans were identified for Hawaii and the conterminous United States in tabulations. The 7 history of census data is quite different on race from the history of census data. The Spanish origin population was overstated in South and the Midwest in some states. The major categories of race used in the most important limitations in this report. Data are shown two ways, two ways for territories for states. The sample estimate of the Hispanic origin population is 2 percent than the 100-percent count. Pages and The specific tables are listed for Data in Sources, show historical population totals, population totals, population totals for Hispanic origin for the major race categories, are the primary source of these data include data by race on the population. The North is divided into the South and two subsections. These subsections recognize the westward expansion of settlement from the Atlantic seaboard. 2000 census data see U.S. Census Bureau, 2001b were based on a 5-percent sample. The population of Spanish mother tongue was thus about 86 percent. Geographic center of the United States is the triangulation station. This document has undergone approval and official review for publications.
|1541||Soto was Spanish explorer Hernando in 1541 de Soto.|
|1673||Later explorers included Louis Jolliet and the French Jacques Marquette in 1673.|
|1686||De Tonti established Arkansas Post in 1686 at a Quapaw village.|
|1790||The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population.|
|1803||Napoleon Bonaparte sold in 1803 French Louisiana to the United States.|
|1819 07 4||This region was organized on 1819 07 4 as the Territory of Arkansaw.|
|1821||Little Rock has been Arkansas's capital city since 1821.|
|1833||Additional Native American removals began during the territorial period in earnest.|
|1894||The University of Arkansas fielded first a team in 1894.|
|1910||The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910.|
|1940||Table E-6 estimates for 1940.|
|1950||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1957||The Little Rock Nine brought in 1957 Arkansas to national attention.|
|1970||The race categories differed slightly also in 1970.|
|1980||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1992||Arkansas State University joined the University of Arkansas in 1992 in FBS.|
|2006||The Arkansas Clean Indoor Air Act went in 2006 into effect.|
|2011||Arkansas gained twelve spots for business rankings in the best state.|
|2012||A total of 81 Arkansas were ranked in 2012 by World Report and the U.S. News.|