By Wayne Wheelwright
This booklet is a part of a sequence of fifty speedy evidence approximately all the us of a. This e-book covers the country of Arkansas. evidence concerning the significant towns, the heritage of the country, recognized humans associated with Arkansas and plenty of extra matters. This publication includes all you are going to ever want to know concerning the common country.
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Extra resources for 50 Quick Facts about Arkansas
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. The Ouachita River is south Arkansas has tributaries including the Saline River, Little Missouri River and the Caddo River.
The people that moved to Arkansas from the North were mockingly referred to as carpetbaggers to describe their opportunism and exploitation of the region. The state capital of Arkansas is Little Rock. Little Rock is the largest city in the state with of population of just under 200,000 people. The city is located near the center of the state and gets it’s name from a small rock formation on the Arkansas River’s southern bank which in French is known as la Petite Roche. 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.
The town is best known for the Battle of Pea Ridge during the American Civil War and the site of the battle is preserved as the Pea Ridge National Military Park. The Garvan Woodland Gardens is a botanical garden around 6 miles from Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas. 5 miles of shoreline. The Garvan Woodland Gardens contain floral landscapes, waterfalls and a Japanese Garden. The Gardens were started by Verna Cook Garvan who on her death left the property to the Department of Landscape Architecture.