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- 1 Parent topics
- 2 Subtopics
- 2.1 Principal cities
- 2.2 Politics and government
- 2.3 Social, cultural, and educational
- 2.4 Industry and agriculture
- 2.5 Geographical and geological features
- 2.6 Noteworthy places
- 2.7 Federal
- 2.8 Arkansas state history
- 3 Other related topics
- United States of America : Constitutional republic in North America, has major land borders with Mexico and Canada.
- Confederate States of America : Government formed by eleven southern states of the United States between 1861 and 1865, during the American Civil War.
- Fort Smith : Add brief definition or description
- Hot Springs : Add brief definition or description
- Little Rock : Add brief definition or description
- Pine Bluff : Add brief definition or description
Politics and government
- Blanche Lincoln : United States Senator, D-Arkansas, Senate Committee on Finance; Moderate Dems Working Group; founder and honorary Senate chair, Third Way
- Mark Pryor : United States Senator, D-Arkansas, Senate Committees on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Appropriations, Commerce, Science, and Transportation, Rules and Ethics; honorary Senate chair, Third Way; Moderate Dems Working Group
U.S. House of Representatives
- Marion Berry : U.S. Representative (D-Arkansas) who announced his retirement at the end of the 2008 term; House Appropriations Committee: Subcommittees on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, Energy and Water, Transportation; Vice-Chair of the Democratic Steering and Policy Committee and Leader's Senior Whip Team; Blue Dog Coalition; Special Assistant to the President for Agricultural Trade and Food Assistance in 1993 and the White House Domestic Policy Council (1993-1996)
- John Boozman : Optometrist and U.S. Representative (R-Arkansas); House Committee on Veterans Affairs: chair Veterans Affairs Economic Opportunity Subcommittee; House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure and House Foreign Affairs Committee; North Atlantic Treaty Organization Parliamentary Assembly; House Rural Health Care Coalition; Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission; Republican Study Committee; Vision Caucus; advisor, Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation
- Mike Ross : U.S. Representative (D-Arkansas); participant, 2009 White House Forum on Health Reform
- Vic Snyder : Physician and attorney; U.S. Representative (D-Arkansas), U.S. House Veterans Affairs Committee, U.S. House Armed Services Committee Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations (chair), Joint Economic Committee; opposed 2002 Iraq War resolution; Member, New Democrat Coalition
Social, cultural, and educational
- Arkansas State University : Add brief definition or description
- University of Arkansas : Add brief definition or description
Industry and agriculture
- Principal crops and farming-related articles, industrial products, etc
Geographical and geological features
- Examples: Hoover Dam
- Either native born or important in some way to the state
- Barksdale Air Force Base : U.S. Air Force base in Arkansas, having the headquarters of the Eighth Air Force, commanding strategic bombers, and one of the two B-52 bomber wings
- Fort Polk : With a civilian address of Leesville, Arkansas, Home of the Joint Readiness Training Center, a highly realistic facility for light infantry; the 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, two infantry brigades, and other units
- Ouachita National Forest : Add brief definition or description
- Ozark National Forest : Add brief definition or description
- Hot Springs National Park : Add brief definition or description
Arkansas state history
- American Civil War : Major war 1861-65 fought over slavery in which the U.S. defeated the secessionist Confederate States of America.
- U.S. History : The history of the United States from the colonial era to the present.
- In God We Trust : National motto of the United States of America since 1956, appears on United States Federal Reserve bank notes and U.S. Treasury-issued coins.
- King Cotton : A slogan used by southerners in 1860-61 to support secession from the United States.
- Orval Faubus : (1910-1994) A segregationist politician who served as the 34th Governor of Arkansas from 1955 to 1967.
Contiguous U.S. states
- Louisiana : 18th state of the USA
- Missouri : 24th state of the USA
- Mississippi : Add brief definition or description
- Oklahoma : The 46th state admitted to the United States of America.
- Tennessee : A state in the upper south of the United States of America.
- Texas : A State in the Southern USA.
- Tribes, reservations, etc