By Wayne Wheelwright
This booklet is a part of a sequence of fifty fast proof approximately all of the united states. This booklet covers the country of Arkansas. proof concerning the significant towns, the heritage of the country, well-known humans associated with Arkansas and plenty of extra matters. This e-book includes all you'll ever want to know concerning the typical country.
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Extra info for 50 Quick Facts about Arkansas
Many Arkansas towns are situated along the river including Mena, Hot Springs, Camden and Crossett. Arkansas Post was the first European settlement in the lower Mississippi valley and was established as a French trading post by Henri do Tonti in 1686. The French and the Spanish traded with the Native American tribe the Quapaw. Arkansas Post was the first capital of the Arkansas territory for two years before it was moved to Little Rock. The land was designated as a state park in 1929. Bathhouse Row is a series of bathhouses and gardens at Hot Springs national Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
The United States has had two ships named after the Arkansas state capital including USS Little Rock (LCS-9), a Freedom class littoral combat ship. Hot Springs is the county seat of Garland County and is the 11th most populous city in the state of Arkansas. The population of the city is just over 35,000 people. The name Hot Springs comes from the natural hot springs of the area. Hot Springs National Park is the oldest federal reserve in the country. The town is also famous for being the birthplace of President Bill Clinton.
The northwestern portion of Arkansas is full of highlands whilst the southwestern portion comprises of mainly lowlands. The highlands of Arkansas are part of the Southern Interior Highlands which include The Ozarks and the Ouachita Mountains and the southern lowlands include the Gulf Coastal Plain and the Arkansas Delta. Arkansas is littered with rivers, lakes and reservoirs. Many of these are tributaries of the Mississippi river and include the Arkansas River, White River and St. Francis River.