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José Alberto Pujols Alcántara (born January 16, 1980) is a Dominican American professional baseball first baseman for the Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball (MLB).
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in 1912.
American Legion Baseball is a variety of amateur baseball played by 13-19 year olds in fifty states in the U.S. and Canada.
Area Code 816 is the area code for Kansas City, St. Joseph, and 15 surrounding counties in northwestern Missouri.
Arliss Howard (born Leslie Richard Howard; October 18, 1954) is an American actor, writer and film director.
The Auditorium (formerly the RLDS Auditorium) is a house of worship and office building located on the greater Temple Lot in Independence, Missouri.
Austin Wade Petersen (born February 19, 1981) is an American producer, writer, political activist, and commentator.
Elizabeth Virginia "Bess" Truman (née Wallace; February 13, 1885 – October 18, 1982) was the wife of U.S. President Harry S. Truman and the First Lady of the United States from 1945 to 1953.
Betty Bernice Lennox (born December 4, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player.
The Blue Springs R-IV School District is a school district that serves Blue Springs, Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Blue Springs is a city located in the U.S. state of Missouri and within Jackson County.
Robert Curtis Lewis (born March 4, 1947) is an American composer, musician, and basketballer.
Buckner is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States.
The California Trail was an emigrant trail of about across the western half of the North American continent from Missouri River towns to what is now the state of California.
Cathay Williams (September 1844 – 1893) was an American soldier who enlisted in the United States Army under the pseudonym William Cathay.
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population.
Center Place Restoration School is a private K-12 Christian school in Independence, Missouri, in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Centerpoint Medical Center is a hospital located in Independence, Missouri at 19600 East 39th Street.
The Central Hockey League (CHL) was a North American mid-level minor professional ice hockey league which operated in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
The North American Central Time Zone (CT) is a time zone in parts of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Central America, some Caribbean Islands, and part of the Eastern Pacific Ocean.
Charles E. "Charlie" Spahr (born October 8, 1913, Kansas City, Kansas died April 7, 2009, Shaker Heights, Ohio) is the youngest person to be appointed President in Sohio (Standard Oil of Ohio) history.
A charter is the grant of authority or rights, stating that the granter formally recognizes the prerogative of the recipient to exercise the rights specified.
Chicago and Alton Depot, also known as the Illinois Central Gulf Depot, is a historic train station located at Marshall, Saline County, Missouri.
Chris Pitman (born February 25, 1961) is an American musician best known for his involvement with the hard rock band Guns N' Roses.
The Church of Christ, informally referred to as the Church of Christ (Temple Lot) and "Hedrickites", is a denomination of the Latter Day Saint movement headquartered in Independence, Missouri on what is known as the Temple Lot.
The Church of Jesus Christ (Cutlerite) is a denomination of the Latter Day Saint movement headquartered in Independence, Missouri, United States.
Collegiate summer baseball leagues are amateur baseball leagues in the United States featuring players who have attended at least one year of college and have at least one year of athletic eligibility remaining.
Columbia is a city in Missouri and the county seat of Boone County.
Community of Christ, known from 1872 to 2001 as the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS), is an American-based international church with roots in the Latter Day Saint movement.
The Confederate States Army (C.S.A.) was the military land force of the Confederate States of America (Confederacy) during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
David Gaub McCullough (born July 7, 1933) is an American author, narrator, historian, and lecturer.
David Stover (born December 13, 1979 in Tulsa, Oklahoma), is a former NASCAR driver.
Devo (originally) is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio formed in 1973.
Family Christian Academy is a private Christian school in Independence, Missouri, in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.
The First Battle of Independence was a minor engagement of the American Civil War, occurring on August 11, 1862, in the city of Independence, located in Jackson County, Missouri.
The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) is the title held by the hostess of the White House, usually the wife of the President of the United States, concurrent with the President's term in office.
Fort Osage Senior High School is a high school located at 2101 N. Twyman Rd.
The Fort Osage R-1 School District is a public school district located in Jackson County, Missouri, in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Alexander Franklin James (January 10, 1843 – February 18, 1915) was a Confederate soldier, guerrilla, and outlaw.
Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.
Full Metal Jacket is a 1987 British-American war film directed and produced by Stanley Kubrick and starring Matthew Modine, R. Lee Ermey, Vincent D'Onofrio and Adam Baldwin.
The fur trade is a worldwide industry dealing in the acquisition and sale of animal fur.
GEHA (Government Employees Health Association) is a self-insured, not-for-profit association providing health and dental plans to federal employees and retirees and their families through the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP) and the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).
Genealogy (from γενεαλογία from γενεά, "generation" and λόγος, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.
The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.
George Caleb Bingham (March 20, 1811 – July 7, 1879) was an American artist whose paintings of American life in the frontier lands along the Missouri River exemplify the Luminist style.
George M. Todd (unknown – October 21, 1864) was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War who served under William C. Quantrill.
Virginia Katherine Rogers (née McMath; July 16, 1911 – April 25, 1995) was an American actress, dancer, and singer.
Graceland University is a private liberal arts university with campuses in Lamoni, Iowa and Independence, Missouri.
Green Acres is an American sitcom starring Eddie Albert and Eva Gabor as a couple who move from New York City to a country farm.
Guns N' Roses, often abbreviated as GNR, is an American hard rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 1985.
Harry S. Truman (May 8, 1884 – December 26, 1972) was an American statesman who served as the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), taking office upon the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
The Harry S. Truman National Historic Site (officially styled without the period after the S, Public Law 98-32, Government Printing Office.) preserves the longtime home of Harry S. Truman, the thirty-third president of the United States, as well as other properties associated with him in the Kansas City, Missouri metropolitan area.
The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is the presidential library and resting place of Harry S. Truman, the 33rd President of the United States (1945–1953), located on U.S. Highway 24 in Independence, Missouri.
is a city located in the western portion of Tokyo Metropolis, Japan.
Home rule is government of a colony, dependent country, or region by its own citizens.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Independence and the Opening of the West is a 1961 mural by the American painter Thomas Hart Benton, located inside the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum in Independence, Missouri.
Independence Hall is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted.
Independence Public School District is a school district headquartered in Independence, Missouri, United States.
Independence, also known as Missouri Pacific Depot, is an Amtrak train station in Independence, Missouri, United States.
The Temple in Independence, Missouri, is a house of worship and education "dedicated to the pursuit of peace".
Interstate 435 (I-435) is an Interstate Highway beltway that encircles much of the Kansas City, Missouri Metropolitan Area within the states of Kansas and Missouri in the United States.
Interstate 470 (I-470) is a loop of the Interstate Highway System that serves to link southeast Kansas City to Independence via Lee's Summit in Jackson County, Missouri.
In the U.S. state of Missouri, Interstate 70 (I-70) is generally parallel to the Missouri River.
The Jackson County Courthouse, also known as the Truman Courthouse, in Independence, Missouri is located on Independence Square at Main & Maple Street in Independence.
The Jackson County Jail and Marshal's House in Independence, Missouri, United States is a building constructed in 1859 to serve as a county jail for Jackson County, Missouri.
Jackson County is a county located in the western portion of the U.S. state of Missouri.
Jim Butcher (born October 26, 1971) is an American author,iago is the online pseudonym of Fred Hicks, webmaster for and co-author of the Dresden Files RPG.
James Michael Eisenreich (born April 18, 1959) is an American former Major League Baseball player with a 15-year career from 1982–1984 and 1987–1998.
John B. "Jack" Arrington (August 30, 1919 – March 29, 2001) was an American politician.
John Noland (1844 – June 25, 1908) was a black man who fought for the Confederate States of America with William Quantrill, and helped scout Lawrence, Kansas, before the raid by Quantrill's men in 1863.
Johnathan Wendel (born February 26, 1981), also known by the gamertag Fatal1ty (pronounced "fatality"), is a former professional esports player of the first-person shooter titles Quake and Painkiller and entrepreneur.
Joseph Smith Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism and the Latter Day Saint movement.
Kansas is a U.S. state in the Midwestern United States.
The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA) is a public transit agency in metropolitan Kansas City.
The Kansas City Comets are an indoor soccer team based in Independence, Missouri, near Kansas City.
The Kansas City Mavericks are an ice hockey team in the ECHL.
The Kansas City metropolitan area is a 15-county metropolitan area anchored by Kansas City, Missouri, that straddles the border between the U.S. states of Missouri and Kansas.
. Kansas City Power and Light Company is an electric utility company serving the Kansas City metropolitan area.
The Kansas City Public Library is a public system headquartered in the Central Library in Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City Public Schools or KCPS (formerly Kansas City, Missouri School District, or KCMSD) is a provisionally accredited school district headquartered at 2901 Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.
The Korean War (in South Korean, "Korean War"; in North Korean, "Fatherland: Liberation War"; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) was a war between North Korea (with the support of China and the Soviet Union) and South Korea (with the principal support of the United States).
KSMO-TV, virtual channel 62 (UHF digital channel 47), is a MyNetworkTV-affiliated television station licensed to Kansas City, Missouri, United States and also serving Kansas City, Kansas.
Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September.
Lake City Army Ammunition Plant (LCAAP) is a U.S. government-owned, contractor-operated facility in northeastern Independence, Missouri, that was established by Remington Arms in 1941 to manufacture and test small caliber ammunition for the U.S. Army.
Lake Tapawingo is a city in Jackson County, Missouri, United States.
Lamoni is a city in Decatur County, Iowa, United States.
The Latter Day Saint movement (also called the LDS movement, LDS restorationist movement, or Smith–Rigdon movement) is the collection of independent church groups that trace their origins to a Christian primitivist movement founded by Joseph Smith in the late 1820s.
The LDS "Mormon" Visitors Center, Independence, Missouri (dedicated on May 31, 1971) is a visitors center owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) in Independence, Missouri.
Lee's Summit is a city located within the counties of Jackson (primarily) and Cass in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States.
The Liberty Bend Bridge is the common name for the two continuous truss bridges on Route 291 over the Missouri River in Sugar Creek, Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Liberty is a city in Clay County, Missouri and is a suburb of Kansas City, Missouri, located in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
There are 114 counties and one independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
This is a list of inductees to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Number of Inductees (counting groups as a single inductee): 136.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
The Los Angeles Angels are an American professional baseball franchise based in Anaheim, California.
The Los Angeles Rams are a professional American football team based in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.
The Louisiana Purchase (Vente de la Louisiane "Sale of Louisiana") was the acquisition of the Louisiana territory (828,000 square miles or 2.14 million km²) by the United States from France in 1803.
Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear are a mother-and-son folk duo, from Independence, Missouri, United States, consisting of singer-songwriter and guitarist Madisen Ward, and his mother Ruth Ward, who plays guitar and sings with him.
Madonna of the Trail is a series of 12 monuments dedicated to the spirit of pioneer women in the United States.
The Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) is a North American indoor soccer league representing the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Mary Margaret Truman Daniel (February 17, 1924 – January 29, 2008), also known as Margaret Truman or Margaret Daniel, was an American classical soprano, actress, journalist, radio and television personality, writer, and New York socialite.
Margaret Edith Weis (born March 16, 1948) is a fantasy and science fiction writer and author of dozens of novels and short stories.
Marriage, also called matrimony or wedlock, is a socially or ritually recognised union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between those spouses, as well as between them and any resulting biological or adopted children and affinity (in-laws and other family through marriage).
In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.
Medium is an American television drama series that originally aired on NBC for five seasons from January 3, 2005 to June 1, 2009, and on CBS for two more seasons from September 25, 2009 to January 21, 2011.
Metropolitan Community College (MCC) is a community college system in Missouri, United States.
Mid-Continent Public Library, officially known as Consolidated Library District #3, is a consolidated public library system serving Clay, Platte, and Jackson Counties in Missouri, with headquarters in Independence, Missouri.
The Mid-Plains League is a collegiate summer baseball league comprising teams of the top college players from North America and beyond.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Missouri City is a city in Clay County, Missouri, United States.
The Missouri General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Missouri River is the longest river in North America.
Route 12 is a short highway in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Route 291 is a state highway in the western part of the U.S. state of Missouri.
Route 7 is a state highway with its northern terminus at U.S. Route 24 in northeast Independence and its southern terminus at Interstate 44 southeast of Richland (near the town of Laquey which it doesn't quite reach).
Route 78 is a highway in the Kansas City, Missouri area.
The Missouri Tigers football program represents the University of Missouri in college football and competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
Moneyball is a 2011 American sports film directed by Bennett Miller and written by Steven Zaillian and Aaron Sorkin.
MyNetworkTV (unofficially abbreviated as MyTV, MyNet, MNT or MNTV), is an American television network/syndication service that is owned by the Fox Entertainment Group division of 21st Century Fox, operated by its Fox Television Stations division, and distributed through the syndication structure of 20th Television.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
Natural Born Killers is a 1994 American satirical black comedy crime film directed by Oliver Stone and starring Woody Harrelson, Juliette Lewis, Robert Downey Jr., Tom Sizemore, and Tommy Lee Jones.
In the Book of Ezekiel in the Hebrew Bible, New Jerusalem (Jehovah-shammah, or " YHWH there") is Ezekiel's prophetic vision of a city centered on the rebuilt Holy Temple, the Third Temple, to be established in Jerusalem, which would be the capital of the Messianic Kingdom, the meeting place of the twelve tribes of Israel, during the Messianic era.
Non-Hispanic whites or whites not of Hispanic or Latino origin (commonly referred to as Anglo-Americans)Mish, Frederic C., Editor in Chief Webster's Tenth New Collegiate Dictionary Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.A.:1994--Merriam-Webster See original definition (definition #1) of Anglo in English: It is defined as a synonym for Anglo-American--Page 86 are European Americans who are not of Hispanic or Latino origin/ethnicity, as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Orbital ATK Inc. was an American aerospace manufacturer and defense industry company.
The Oregon Trail is a historic East–West, large-wheeled wagon route and emigrant trail in the United States that connected the Missouri River to valleys in Oregon.
The Osage Nation (Osage: Ni-u-kon-ska, "People of the Middle Waters") is a Midwestern Native American tribe of the Great Plains who historically dominated much of present-day Missouri, Arkansas, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
The Overland Trail (also known as the Overland Stage Line) was a stagecoach and wagon trail in the American West during the 19th century.
Paul William Henning (September 16, 1911 – March 25, 2005) was an American producer and screenwriter.
Petticoat Junction is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 1963 to April 1970.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Forrest Clare "Phog" Allen (November 18, 1885 – September 16, 1974) was an American basketball and baseball player, coach of American football, basketball, and baseball, college athletics administrator, and osteopathic physician.
Pop Warner Little Scholars, commonly known simply as Pop Warner, is a nonprofit organization that provides activities such as American football, for over 425,000 youths aged 5 to 16 years old, in several nationals.
Population density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density.
The poverty threshold, poverty limit or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.
The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States.
Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).
Ralph Sylvester Peer (May 22, 1892 – January 19, 1960) was an American talent scout, recording engineer, record producer and music publisher in the 1920s and 1930s.
Raytown C-2 School District, doing business as "Raytown Quality Schools" (RQS), is a school district headquartered in Raytown, Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Restoration branches movement is a Christian/Latter Day Saint religious sect which was formed in the 1980s by members of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (RLDS) in a reaction against the events of the RLDS 1984 world conference.
Roger Billings is a scientist and technology luminary known for his high-tech innovations in the fields of energy, computer networking, cybersecurity, and education.
Ron Wallace (born in Independence, Missouri) is an American country music singer-songwriter.
The historic Oregon Trail connected various towns along the Missouri River to Oregon's Willamette Valley.
Rubicon is an American television series created by Jason Horwitch and produced by Henry Bromell that was broadcast on the AMC television network in 2010.
Rudy Bears is an American professional mixed martial artist, currently competing in the Welterweight division.
Russell Lee Morman (born April 28, 1962 in Independence, Missouri) is an American professional baseball coach and manager.
Samuel Clay Hildreth (May 16, 1866 – September 24, 1929) was an American Thoroughbred horse racing Hall of Fame trainer and owner.
The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.
A satellite town or satellite city is a concept in urban planning that refers essentially to smaller metropolitan areas which are located somewhat near to, but are mostly independent of larger metropolitan areas.
The Second Battle of Independence was a minor engagement of the American Civil War October 21–22, 1864 centered in Independence, Missouri, with some of the fiercest fighting taking place at the present-day United Nations Peace Plaza; the "Harry Truman" Railroad Depot; George Caleb Bingham's residence in the city, the Community of Christ church's Temple, Auditorium and "Stone Church"; and the headquarters of the Church of Christ (Temple Lot).
The Second Coming (sometimes called the Second Advent or the Parousia) is a Christian and Islamic belief regarding the future (or past) return of Jesus Christ after his incarnation and ascension to heaven about two thousand years ago.
Second Empire, in the United States and Canada, is an architectural style most popular between 1865 and 1900.
The Silverstein Eye Centers Arena (formerly the Independence Events Center) is a 5,800-seat multi-purpose arena in Independence, Missouri, United States.
Siouan or Siouan–Catawban is a language family of North America that is located primarily in the Great Plains, Ohio and Mississippi valleys and southeastern North America with a few outlier languages in the east.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Smoky Hills Wind Farm (Phase I & Phase II) is a 250 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Lincoln and Ellsworth Counties, 140 miles west of Topeka in Kansas, north of Ellsworth.
Standard Oil of Ohio or Sohio was an American oil company, and the earliest component of the original Standard Oil company founded by John D. Rockefeller.
A steamboat is a boat that is propelled primarily by steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.
Strange Music is an American independent record label specializing in hip hop music and founded by Tech N9ne and Travis O'Guin in 1999.
Sugar Creek is a city in Clay and Jackson counties in the U.S. state of Missouri.
Aaron Dontez Yates (born November 8, 1971), better known as Tech N9ne (pronounced "Tech Nine"), is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur.
The Temple Lot, located in Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, is the first site to be dedicated for the construction of a temple in the Latter Day Saint movement.
Teresa Carpenter (born 1948) is an American author.
The Beverly Hillbillies is an American sitcom originally broadcast on CBS from 1962 to 1971.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The Examiner is the daily newspaper of eastern Jackson County, Missouri, including Independence, Blue Springs and Grain Valley.
The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.
The Lost World: Jurassic Park is a 1997 American science-fiction adventure film and the second installment in the ''Jurassic Park'' film series.
The New York Times Best Seller list is widely considered the preeminent list of best-selling books in the United States.
Thomas Hart Benton (April 15, 1889 – January 19, 1975) was an American painter and muralist.
Truman is a 1992 biography of the 33rd President of the United States Harry S. Truman written by popular historian David McCullough.
Truman High School is a public high school located in Independence, Missouri, serving students in grades 9-12.
Truman Road, Truman, or 15th Street is a major east/west road in Jackson County, Missouri.
U.S. Route 24 (US 24) is one of the original United States highways of 1926.
U.S. Route 40 (US 40), also known as the Main Street of America, is an east–west United States Highway.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Unilever () is a British-Dutch transnational consumer goods company co-headquartered in London, United Kingdom and Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the Federal government of the United States.
The United States Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Second Continental Congress meeting at the Pennsylvania State House (now known as Independence Hall) in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
The University of Kansas, also referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The University of Missouri System is a state university system providing centralized administration for four universities, a health care system, an extension program, and ten research and technology parks.
The Harvey M. Vaile Mansion is located at 1500 North Liberty Street in Independence, Missouri.
Van Horn High School is a comprehensive high school located at 1109 S. Arlington Ave.
The Western United States, commonly referred to as the American West, the Far West, or simply the West, traditionally refers to the region comprising the westernmost states of the United States.
William Chrisman High School is a high school located in Independence, Missouri, United States, as part of the Independence School District.
William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865) was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War.
The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a women's professional basketball league in the United States.
ZIP Codes are a system of postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS) since 1963.
The Mormon War is a name that is sometimes given to the 1838 conflict which occurred between Latter-day Saints (Mormons) and their neighbors in the northwestern region of the US state of Missouri.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
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