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An Arkansas History for Young People Teacher’s Guide (Google Books)



An Arkansas History for Young People Teacher Guide is provided here, with some pages omitted, by Google Books. Included in the book are printable exercises, answer keys, suggested activities, field trips, timelines, and much more.
Note: Unfortunately the Google… Continue

Arkansas Post Video – Exploring Arkansas


7 minute video about the Arkansas Post from the Exploring Arkansas series. Topics covered include French settlement of the Arkansas area, the post as capitol of the Arkansas territory, the Civil War in Arkansas, and the Battle of Arkansas Post and Fort Hindman.

“The cradle of Arkansas history is also explored at Arkansas Post near Gillette.”

Arkansas’s First People


As part of American Experience’s We Shall Remain, Arkansas’s First People is a 5-part series featuring unique perspectives on American Indian cultural legacy, archeological data, and interviews with modern tribal representatives of those who had and still have an impact on Arkansas.

Arkansas: A Narrative History (Google Books)



Google books provides access to the majority of this well-known and often used textbook on Arkansas history.… Continue

Crossroads of Arkansas


Since The Crossroads of Arkansas was published, the Butler Center launched the Encyclopedia of Arkansas History and Culture (EOA). This teacher’s guide provides links to EOA text or media entries which can enhance information in the book. Many text entries provide links to Butler Center lesson plans which can be used to further extend the classroom learning. The teacher’s guide may be used independently if the book is not available.

Early Arkansan Politics: The Crittenden Conway Duel


The students will be able to:
A) Experience what it would be like to investigate a crime scene.
B) Evaluate evidence and primary/secondary sources by applying their knowledge of Arkansas History
C) Learn about famous Arkansas politicians
D) Learn about early Arkansas politics and the importance of dueling to it.
E) Create a crime report that would propose a solution to the crime