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    Arkansas Arkansas Presentation Transcript

      • The seal of Arkansas.
      • The state of Arizona is
      • located in the southern
      • region of the United States.
      • The capital and most
      • populous city is Little Rock.
      • The name Arkansas derives
      • from the same root as the
      • name for the State of Kansas.
      • The Kansas tribe of American
      • Indians are closely associated
      • with the Sioux tribes.
      • The word is a French pronunciation of a Quapaw (a related "Kaw" tribe) word meaning "land of downriver people" or "people of the south wind".
      • The Ozarks are a physiographic, geologic, and cultural highland region.
      • It covers much of the south half of Missouri and a portion of northwest and North central Arkansas.
      • The Ouachita Mountains are located in west central Arkansas and southeastern Oklahoma.
      • Along with the Ozark Mountains, the Ouachita Mountains are the only major mountainous region between the Rocky Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains.
      • The Mississippi River is the second-longest river in the United States, with a length of 2,320 miles (3,730 km) from its source in Lake Itasca in Minnesota to its mouth in the Gulf of Mexico.
      • Crowley's Ridge is an unusual geological formation that rises 250 to 550 feet (170 m) above the alluvial plain of the Mississippi embayment.
      • This narrow rolling hill region rising above the flat plain is the sixth, and smallest, natural division of the state of Arkansas.
      • The Arkansas River is a major tributary of the Mississippi River. It generally flows to the east and southeast and crosses Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
      • The Rocky Mountains are a major mountain range in western North America.
      • The range's highest peak is Mount Elbert in Colorado at 14,440 feet (4,401 meters) above sea level.
      • The temperature is a constant, year-round 58° F (14° C).
      • Blanchard Springs Caverns is a cave system located in the Ozark National Forest in Stone County in northern Arkansas.
      • Arkansas generally has a humid subtropical climate.
      • While not bordering the Gulf of Mexico, Arkansas is still close enough to this warm.
      • Some of the important cities are:
      • El Dorado , with 21,530 people.
      • Situated in Union County.
      • Jacksonville , with 31,190 people.
      • Situated in Pulaski County.
      • Fort Smith , with 80,268 people, is the second-largest city. Situated Fort Smith lies on the Arkansas-Oklahoma state border, situated at the junction of the Arkansas and Poteau Rivers.
      • Fayetteville , with 72,208 people.
      • Situated in Washington County.
      • Van Buren , with 21,249 people.
      • Situated in directly northeast of Fort Smith.
      • Arkansas has
      • 2,855,390 people.
      • Only Little Rock has 187,452.
    • Bill Clinton
      • William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton was as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
      • He was born in Hope, Arkansas, the 19th August 1946.
    • Amy Lee
      • Amy Lynn Hartzler, best known as Amy Lee, is an American singer-songwriter and classically-trained pianist.
      • She is co-founder and lead vocalist of the alternative metal band Evanescence.
      • She was born in Little Rock, the 13th December 1981.
    • Shaffer Chimere Smith
      • Also known as Ne-Yo, is an American pop and R&B singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, and occasional rapper.
      • He was born in Camden, Arkansas, the 18th October 1979.
    • Scottie Pippen
      • Scottie Maurice Pippen is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
      • He played with: Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Torpan Pojat and Sundsvall Dragons
      • He was born in Hamburg, Arkansas, the 25th September 1965.
    • THE END