Arkansas - School-Age
Arkansas State Symbols
Arkansas: State Seal
Dance: Square Dance
Flower: Apple Blossom
Fruit and Vegetable: South Arkansas Vine Ripe Pink TomatoGemstone: Diamond
Things to Know
Arkansas changed its nickname from "Land of Opportunity" to "The Natural State" in 1995 to promote tourism. Arkansashas vast wilderness: mountains, forests, valleys, lakes, streams, wetlands, and wildlife.
Arkansas was part of the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase.
United States Senators from Arkansas.
Near Murfreesboro is the Crater of Diamonds State Park, the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined.
William Jefferson Clinton (1946- ), 42nd President of the U.S.
Printable fact sheet on William Jefferson Clinton provides you with photos and personal information.
Sites to See
Fasinating Facts - Facts about Arkansas Geography
Civil Rights - The Little Rock Nine
See Inside a Diamond
In this interactive feature, try your hand at using quarks and electrons to fashion an atom of carbon -- the stuff that diamonds are made of -- then have a close look at a diamond crystal.
An area of low mountains in northwestern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri and northeastern Oklahoma.
The Ozarks from the Buffalo National
River, Newton County, Arkansas