The History of Arkansas

  • Territories

    The Arkansas Territory was created.
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    The Trail of Tears

    The American Indians were being forced out of Arkansas during the Trail of Tears.
  • Statehood

    Arkansas became the 25 state when it joined the Union.
  • Arkansas Joins the CSA

    Arkansas Joins the CSA
    Arkansas left the Union to join the CSA (Confederate States of America).
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    Passing Black Codes

    The African Americans are free from being slaves.
  • Hattie Caraway

    Hattie Caraway
    Hattie Wyatt Caraway is the first woman elected to the US senate. She was born in Tennessee, but later moved to Jonesboro, Arkansas.
  • Wal-Mart

    Wal-Mart was founded in 1962 by Sam Walton.
  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton
    Arkansas governor Bill Clinton was elected US President.