Outline of Arkansas

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The location of the state of Arkansas in the United States of America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Arkansas:

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Arkansas state located in the southern region of the United States. It is a land of mountains and valleys, thick forests and fertile plains. Its eastern border is largely defined by the Mississippi River.

Arkansas State of the United States of America

Arkansas is a state in the southern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2018. Its name is of Siouan derivation from the language of the Osage denoting their related kin, the Quapaw Indians. The state's diverse geography ranges from the mountainous regions of the Ozark and the Ouachita Mountains, which make up the U.S. Interior Highlands, to the densely forested land in the south known as the Arkansas Timberlands, to the eastern lowlands along the Mississippi River and the Arkansas Delta.

U.S. state constituent political entity of the United States

In the United States, a state is a constituent political entity, of which there are currently 50. Bound together in a political union, each state holds governmental jurisdiction over a separate and defined geographic territory and shares its sovereignty with the federal government. Due to this shared sovereignty, Americans are citizens both of the federal republic and of the state in which they reside. State citizenship and residency are flexible, and no government approval is required to move between states, except for persons restricted by certain types of court orders. Four states use the term commonwealth rather than state in their full official names.

Southern United States Cultural region of the United States

The southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America. It is located between the Atlantic Ocean and the western United States, with the midwestern United States and northeastern United States to its north and the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico to its south.

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An enlargeable map of the state of Arkansas

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Geography of Arkansas

Geography of Arkansas

Places in Arkansas

Places in Arkansas

Environment of Arkansas

Natural geographic features of Arkansas

Regions of Arkansas

Metropolitan areas of Arkansas

Arkansas metropolitan areas

Administrative divisions of Arkansas

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An enlargeable map of the 75 counties of the state of Arkansas

Demography of Arkansas

Demographics of Arkansas

Government and politics of Arkansas

Politics of Arkansas

Branches of the government of Arkansas

Government of Arkansas

Executive branch of the government of Arkansas

Legislative branch of the government of Arkansas

Judicial branch of the government of Arkansas

Courts of Arkansas

Law and order in Arkansas

Law of Arkansas

Military in Arkansas

History of Arkansas

History of Arkansas
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History of Arkansas

History of Arkansas, by period

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The location of the state of Arkansas in the United States of America
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An enlargeable map of the state of Arkansas
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An enlargeable map of the 75 counties of the state of Arkansas

History of Arkansas, by region

History of Arkansas, by subject

Publications about Arkansas history

Culture of Arkansas

Culture of Arkansas

The arts in Arkansas

Economy and infrastructure of Arkansas

Economy of Arkansas

Education in Arkansas

Education in Arkansas

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The 5th Arkansas Cavalry Regiment (1863–1865) was a Confederate Army cavalry regiment during the American Civil War. The regiment was designated at various times as Newton's Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, Morgan's Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, 2nd Regiment Arkansas Cavalry, and the 8th Regiment Arkansas Cavalry. This regiment should not be confused with a later regiment commanded by Col. Robert Crittenden Newton, which was a regiment of Arkansas State Troops usually referred to as Newton's 10th Arkansas Cavalry Regiment.

References

  1. Jones, Daniel. (1997) English Pronouncing Dictionary, 15th ed. Cambridge University Press. ISBN   0-521-45272-4
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Introduction to Arkansas, US States, retrieved April 24, 2009.
  3. Arkansas § 1-4-106 - State nickname Retrieved Feb. 28, 2011
  4. "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Arkansas".