Became a US State: 1836
The Arkansas Flag has colors from the Union and Confederate flags. The 25 stars show that Arkansas was the 25th state to join the Union. The diamond shape represents it is the only state to produces diamonds. The top blue star commemorates the Confederacy. The other three stars have two meanings, to show it was once part of the United States, Spain, and France. The other meaning is that it was the third state formed from the Louisiana Purchase.