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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.