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5 Fun Facts About November 6 In Arkansas History

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1. On November 6, 1860, Arkansas became the ninth state to secede from the United States, leading to the start of the Civil War the following year. The decision was made in a convention held in Little Rock, and Arkansas would later be readmitted to the Union in 1868 after participating in Reconstruction.

2. In 1926, Arkansas native Hattie Caraway became the first woman to be elected to the United States Senate. She was appointed to fill her late husband's seat but went on to win multiple elections and serve for twelve years, paving the way for more women to enter politics.

3. On November 6, 1917, the Arkansas General Assembly approved a bill that allowed women to vote in primary elections. Although women's suffrage wasn't granted at the national level until 1920, this was a significant step forward for women's rights in Arkansas.

4. The University of Arkansas Razorbacks football team won a game against the Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin' Cajuns on November 6, 2010, with a score of 41-20. The Razorbacks are known for their passionate fanbase and have won multiple conference championships and bowl games.

5. Jimmy Driftwood, a musician and songwriter, was born in Timbo, Arkansas on November 6, 1907. He wrote the famous song "The Battle of New Orleans," which became a hit for singer Johnny Horton in 1959. Driftwood was also instrumental in preserving traditional folk music and helped establish the Ozark Folk Center in Mountain View, Arkansas.
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