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Arkansas has a population of 2,915,918 (2010 Census)
The state developed a cotton culture in the east in lands of the Mississippi Delta. This was where enslaved labor was used most extensively, as planters brought with them or imported slaves from the Upper South.
Percentage of black-owned firms, 4.3%
On the eve of the Civil War in 1860, enslaved African Americans numbered 111,115 people, just over 25% of the state's population.
The Little Rock Nine brought Arkansas to national attention when the Federal government intervened to protect African-American students trying to integrate a high school in the Arkansas capital.
The state's gross domestic product for 2005 was $87 billion.
Generally, Arkansas has hot, humid summers and cold, slightly drier winters.
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