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|Entered the Union: June 15, 1836 (25)||Capital: Little Rock|
|Origin of Name: French interpretation of the Algonquin Indian word "ookansa," (referring to the Quapaw Tribe who lived in Arkansas) meaning "south wind"|
|State Motto: Regnat populus (The people rule)||State Bird: Mockingbird|
|State Nickname: The Natural State||State Tree: Loblolly Pine|
|State Flower: Apple Blossom||State Insect: Honeybee|
|State Mammal: White-tailed Deer||State Beverage: Milk|
|State Instrument: Fiddle||State Gem: Diamond|
|Fruit/Vegetable: Vine Ripe Pink Tomato||State Book: The Holy Bible|
|State Mineral: Quartz Crystal||State Song: “Arkansas”|
|National Parks: 1 • National Forests: 2 • State Parks: 51|
|Famous for: America's only Diamond Mine, Hot Springs National Park|
|Famous Arkansans: Mike Huckabee (governor), Johnny Cash (singer), Eldridge Cleaver (social activist), William Jefferson Clinton (President), Dizzy Dean (baseball), John Grisham (author), Scott Joplin (composer), Douglas MacArthur (general), Sam Walton (founder of Wal-Mart)|
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