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There is plenty of people, places, and things in Kansas. Wichita is the world capital of airplanes. Amelia Earhart is a Kansas native along with President Eisenhower. Just because it it known as an agricultural state doesn't mean it has nothing in it. Kansas is just as modern as many other places in the world.

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What is the population of Kansas?

According to the July 2008 US Census Bureau report the population of Kansas was 2,802,134. For PCH - According to Wikipedia, as of 2007, Kansas has an estimated population of 2,775,997 , which is an increase of 20180, or 0.7%, from the prior year. According to the U.S. Census Bureau's website, the 2009 population of Kansas is 2,818,747.

Who are the Kansas Jayhawks?

Answer . The sports teams at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kansas and are known as the Jayhawks. They participate in the NCAA's Division I and in the Big 12 Conference.. The Jayhawks are also in the 2008 NCAA Division I National Championship basketball game.. The Kansas Jayhawks are BEAST and will beat anyone who comes in their way! (Especially tigers!)

What resources does Kansas have?

Kansas entered statehood on January 29, 1861 and became the 34thstate. Kansas has many resources such as minerals and petroleum.

How did Kansas get the nickname bleeding Kansas?

Bloody Kansas became the nickname of Kansas. The MissouriCompromise said that whatever the people of Kansas wanted, slavesor no slaves would be decided by who lived there. So lots of peoplefrom both sides moved to Kansas and there were many fights.Abolitionist John Brown tried to influence people against slavery.Thugs from Missouri came to push for slavery. Federal troops had tobe called in to bring peace and stop the murders. There were fourconstitutions for Kansas. The Topeka Constitution would have bannedslavery. The Lecompton Constitution allowed slavery. TheLeavenworth Constitution would have made Blacks citizens and givenwomen rights. The Wyandotte Constitution was finally passed byKansas and rejected by the US Senate until 11 slave states secededfrom the Union. Kansas became a state on January 29, 1861.

Why was Kansas referred to as bleeding Kansas?

They were referred to as this because this one bad person(guy) decided to rape every girl there and after he had messed with them all, every single girl had some kind of deadly disease that he passed them which was bleeding out of their vagina 24/7 ,...of course they all died unfortunately,...and they guy was hanged by most of the men that had their women taken from them...the guy was named Chandler Roosevelt.

Where is Kansas?

Kansas is located and/or known as the middle state Kansas is in the geographic center of the 48 contiguous United States

Why was Kansas named Bleeding Kansas?

"Bleeding Kansas" \n. \n"Bleeding Kansas" was a term coined and used by Horace Greeley of the New York Tribune to describe the violent hostilities between pro and antislavery forces in the Kansas territory during the mid and late 1850s.

What shape is Kansas in?

Each state can be known by it's geometric shape. The state, Kansas'geometric shape looks almost like a rectangular shape.

Who is the mayor of Kansas?

Kansas is a state, so it does not have a mayor. Kansas does,however have a governor, Sam Brownback, who took office in 2011.

When was Kansas born?

Kansas became a free state on January 29, 1861 , the 34th state, after seven years of bloody feuding between residents over whether to be admitted as a slave or free state.

What is the Kansas jayhawk?

It is a mythical bird devised from the red head of the sparrow hawk and the blue body of a bluejay. The term Jayhawk comes from the free-staters of Kansas during the Civil War. To this day, anyone born in Kansas is known by the same term that these free-staters went by, a Jayhawker.

How long is Kansas?

Measuring along an east-west axis, the American state of Kansas is417 miles long -- 'as the crow flies.' Traveling along this sameaxis by car along a highway route, one will necessarily coverslightly more ground; for example, travel along Interstate 70extends some 424 miles through Kansas.

What is Kansas known for?

kansas is known for it's huge sunflowers and beutiful sights. and the fact that it is the middle state in the U.S.

Which President is from Kansas?

Dwight Eisenhower is the president with ties to Kansas where he lived as a boy . His library and grave are in Abilene , Kansas. He was born in Texas.

Landmarks in Kansas?

One landmark located in the state of Kansas is the city of Wichita.Also, the city of Topeka is considered to be another major Kansaslandmark.

What is the area of 'Kansas'?

It covers 82,282 sq mi. Source: Answers.com . It covers 82,282 sq mi. Source: Answers.com . It covers 82,282 sq mi. Source: Answers.com . It covers 82,282 sq mi. Source: Answers.com . It covers 82,282 sq mi. Source: Answers.com . It covers 82,282 sq mi. Source: Answers.com

Why was Kansas called the Bleeding Kansas?

Following the passage of the Kansas Nebraska Act of 1854,Abolitionists from the New England states flocked to Kansas to tryand see to it that the Kansas territory entered the Union as a FreeState. Meanwhile, people in Missouri were interested in seeingKansas enter as a slave state. Both sides set up Territorialgovernments and claimed to be the legitimate government of theKansas Territory. Violence soon erupted between the two sides andbloodshed became rampant. Abolitionist John Brown who later becameinfamous for attempting to start the Civil War early with his raidon Harpers Ferry, Virginia was responsible for the massacres ofpro-slavery settlers along the Pottawatomie Creek near Osawatomie.Kansas entered the Union in January of 1861 as a Free State.Several months later the Civil War started at Fort Sumter, SouthCarolina. Even so, Southern sympathizers from Missouri led byWilliam Quantrill carried out raids in Kansas and in 1863 theyburned Lawrence and massacred many of its citizens. The policy in affect that caused a problem was termed popularsovereignty.

What is Kansas motto?

According to House Bill 2532, the Kansas state motto is ad astra per aspera. This means "to the stars through difficulties". This is based on the 7 year struggle to make Kansas the 34th star on the United States Flag.

Who named Kansas?

The Kansas River was named by the French after the Kansas, Omaha, Kaw, Osage and Dakota Sioux Indian word "KaNze" meaning, in the Kansas language "south wind."

What is the Kansas motto?

The motto of Kansas is Ad Astra Per Aspera. It means "To the stars through difficulties." (Latin)

Why is Kansas flat?

kansas is NOT just flat. sure you see planty of pictures but that is only a small part of kansas. we have many hills and a lot more colors than brown. look it up.

Is Kansas City in Kansas?

Kansas City straddles the Kansas & Missouri state border (defined by the Missouri river) hence there is Kansas City, KS and Kansas City, MO.

Is Kansas City in Missouri or Kansas?

There are cities with the same name in both Missouri and Kansas, and are just across the Missouri River from each other. Kansas City's metropolitan area has the distinction of being one of only three American cities (the others are St. Louis and New York) that have area in two states. However, the Kansas city is governed as part of Wyandotte County, Kansas, not as part of the larger city. The Missouri state border is along the meandering Missouri River that flows through Kansas City, and the river separates the less-populated Kansas side from the Missouri side.

Is Kansas City named after Kansas?

Both Kansas and Kansas City are named for Kansas River, which is in turn named for the local Kanza Indian tribe. The city was established before Kansas itself was even made a territory.

How did Kansas get the name Kansas?

Kansas was named after the native American tribe Kansas, people of the Southeast Wind. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/siouan/kansahist.htm They were native to the territory originally but were moved to Oklahoma.

Why is there a Kansas City Kansas and a Kansas City Missouri?

In the United States, a city is a legal entity of a state (or territory or commonwealth, etc.). As such, it is impossible for the legal limits of a city to extend across state borders. This has led to cities which appear to cross borders, because they have the same name in both states, but which are actually separate cities, such as Kansas City (Missouri and Kansas) and Texarkana (Arkansas and Texas). The pairs share things like media outlets and civil organizations, but have separate governmental systems. "Kansas City" in Missouri was originally settled by the French in the early 1800s, but soon was over run by a large population of Southerners and they called it "Possum Trot." The actually settlement became associated with the "Westport Landing," but in 1850 it was incorporated as the "Town of Kansas." The name was changed in the 1880s and the town was renamed "Kansas City." The name "Kansas" comes from its location at the edge the "Kansa," or Kaw, Indian territory, but mostly for its location at the confluence at the Kansas (Kaw) and Missouri Rivers.

Is Kansas City in Kansas or Missouri?

Kansas City is in both states indeed (I live in Kansas). The majority and most of the attractions of Kansas city are on the Missouri side including the home of the nfl's chiefs, and mlb's royals. also home to the downtrown kansas city area. the kansas side is the smaller city with less attractions but still some including the home of the mls's wizards and a greatwolf lodge, schlitterbahn waterpark resort and the kansas speedway. KCK population=142,500 KCMO population=480,000. That should say it all right there. They kansas side is no more than a suburb of the kansas city MISSOURI metro. I live here on the kansas side.

Why is there a Kansas citie in Kansas and in Missouri?

Kansas City is in Kansas and Missouri because Kansas City is a rather large city; it is in Kansas but it crosses over the border and the larger part sits in Missouri, so it is considered a city in both Kansas and Missouri.

What can you do in Kansas?

You can ride a horse on a ranch. You could go to Wichita Gardens tosee beautiful plants. The Kansas Capital has murals and statues tosee. You could also see President Eisenhower's boyhood home. Youcould see Boot Hill and some buildings that make up the 1870s DodgeCity. You could visit the art collection at the Helen ForesmanSpencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. Youcould go to Oakley to see the Monument Rocks, and check out thefossils. You could also check out Fort Larned which is an IndianWars fort on the Santa Fe Trail.

Are there alligators in Kansas?

No. Alligators would not be able to survive our winters. So if there were ever one here, it would be by human travels. There actually was a gator found in Coffey County Lake a while back ago. But it was found dead, floating in the water. It had to of been released by someone who could no longer care for it.

How did Kansas get its nickname bleeding Kansas?

Because of the decision to let the local people vote on whether Kansas should be slave or free. Every bully-boy in America, from both sides, descended on this thinly-populated state to intimidate voters and declare the results to be rigged. Newspapers used the term "bleeding Kansas" in reporting the events . This was really true after John Brown and his sons killed several people.

Are wolves in Kansas?

Although individual wolves may wander into the state on occasion, there are no reproducing populations of wolves. Evidence of this possibility is from the account of a wandering gray wolf from Michigan which was killed in Missouri a few years ago. Kansas no longer has sufficient roadless wilderness areas to support a population of wolves without disturbing the ranching industry. Biologists also have no scientific evidence that there is a reproducing population of mountain lions or cougars, though one was tracked from Colorado through western Kansas.

Are there moose in Kansas?

No. Not usually. However, I have seen 2 in Kansas. Once in the 1990's in rural SW Kansas, and once in Rooks County near the Saline River.

Who were the Kansas legisladies?

They were four women in the house of reps in kansas that were made famous and got nation wide attention because of an article by Lillie McDowell.

Is there bigfoot in Kansas?

yes there is a Bigfoot in Kansas me and my little brother were going on a hike and then we saw something standing straight up i say about 8 ft tall (roughly maybe taller) but there was a horrible stench it smelled sewage really bad. but i had a question about what he was doing because it looked like he was trying to push a tree over. we got out of there because the smell and what it looked like his hair was jet black and shaggy

Is there a Kansas City in Kansas or Missouri?

It makes no sense, but there is both! Kansas City, KS and Kansas City, MO. There is also a place called Kansas, OK (but not Kansas city, just Kansas). Just like Portland. There is a Portland in Oregon and Maine. Trust me, sometimes cities double, maybe even triple!

Why was Kansas known as the bleeding Kansas?

Prior to the Civil War, several bloody clashes occurred between pro-slave and pro-free citizens while they were deciding their own status: whether to allow slavery or not, when they became a state.

Does Kansas have swamps?

obviously, you idiot. It at you mom house, take off her pants and step in........ its her vagina .......... its filled with niggas8 and sex toys

Is Kansas in Missouri?

Kansas and Missouri are separate states, but the good part ofKansas City is in Missouri. Kansas City Missouri has thethe Chiefs, the Royals, the zoo, the convention center, the oldairport (the new airport is still on the Missouri side, but is notin Kansas City itself), Country Club Plaza, Linda Hall library, theNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Children's Mercy Hospital, UnionStation, and pretty much anything else anyone not from the area hasever heard of. (The "corner of Twelfth Street and Vine" mentionedin the song was also on the Missouri side, but it only still existsin memorial form in a park; Vine now dead-ends about a block southof Twelfth Street.) The Kansas side has Oklahoma Joe's BBQ and KU Medical Center.Admittedly one of those is pretty awesome and the other is amedical center.

What is the Bleeding-Kansas?

Prior to Kansas joining the Union,the Kansas Territory was a hotbed of violence and chaos betweenanti-slavery and pro-slavery settlers. Kansas was known as BleedingKansas as these forces collided over the issue of slavery in theUnited States. The term "Bleeding Kansas" was coined by RepublicanHorace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune.