Arkansas

State: Arkansas

Lat/Long: 35.0000, -93.0000

Created from the Arkansas Territory on June 15, 1836. A slave state, Arkansas sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War. The capital is Little Rock.

"An Act for the Admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union, and to Provide for the Due Execution of the Laws of the United States, Within the Same, and for Other Purposes," Statutes at Large of the United States 5 (1836), 50-52; "An Act Supplementary to 'An Act for the Admission of the State of Arkansas into the Union, and to Provide for the Due Execution of the Laws of the United States, Within the Same, and for Other Purposes,'" Statutes at Large of the United States 5 (1836): 58-59; Jeannie M. Whayne et al., Arkansas: A Narrative History 2nd. ed. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2013), 97-227.