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Abilene (pronounced) is a city in and the county seat of Dickinson County, Kansas, United States.
Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States.
The Academy Award for Best Actor is an award presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
The Admission to the Union Clause of the United States Constitution, oftentimes called the New States Clause, and found at Article IV, Section 3, Clause 1, authorizes the Congress to admit new states into the United States beyond the thirteen already in existence at the time the Constitution went into effect.
African Americans (also referred to as Black Americans or Afro-Americans) are an ethnic group of Americans with total or partial ancestry from any of the black racial groups of Africa.
Aggieville is the name of six square blocks consisting of college-age oriented bars, restaurants and shops in Manhattan, Kansas, United States.
Agricultural machinery is machinery used in farming or other agriculture.
The United States airspace system's classification scheme is intended to maximize pilot flexibility within acceptable levels of risk appropriate to the type of operation and traffic density within that class of airspace – in particular to provide separation and active control in areas of dense or high-speed flight operations.
The alcohol laws of Kansas are among the strictest in the United States, in sharp contrast to its neighboring state of Missouri (see Alcohol laws of Missouri), and similar to (though somewhat less rigid than) its other neighboring state of Oklahoma (see Alcohol laws of Oklahoma).
Alfred Mossman Landon (September 9, 1887October 12, 1987) was an American politician from the Republican Party.
Alton is a city in Osborne County, Kansas, United States.
Amelia Mary Earhart (born July 24, 1897; disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.
American ancestry refers to people in the United States who self-identify their ancestry as "American", rather than the more common officially recognized racial and ethnic groups that make up the bulk of the American people.
The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball is an independent professional baseball league founded in 2005.
The American bison or simply bison (Bison bison), also commonly known as the American buffalo or simply buffalo, is a North American species of bison that once roamed the grasslands of North America in massive herds.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and also known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.
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.
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a passenger railroad service that provides medium- and long-distance intercity service in the contiguous United States and to three Canadian cities.
Thruway Motorcoach is Amtrak's system of Amtrak-owned intercity coaches, locally contracted transit buses, through-ticketed local bus routes, and taxi services to connect Amtrak train stations to areas not served by its railroads, or stations which are disconnected temporarily due to service delays or track maintenance issues.
Andover is a city in Butler County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita.
Andrew Thomas McCarthy (born November 29, 1962) is an American actor, travel writer and television director.
The Antebellum era was a period in the history of the Southern United States, from the late 18th century until the start of the American Civil War in 1861, marked by the economic growth of the South.
The Arena Football League (AFL) is a professional indoor American football league in the United States.
Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
Arkansas City (pronounced) is a city in Cowley County, Kansas, United States, situated at the confluence of the Arkansas and Walnut rivers in the southwestern part of the county.
The Arkansas River is a major tributary of the Mississippi River.
Arlen Specter (February 12, 1930 – October 14, 2012) was an American lawyer, author, and politician who served as United States Senator for Pennsylvania.
Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) is a free source of online information related to American and international religion.
Atchison is a city and county seat of Atchison County, Kansas, United States, and situated along the Missouri River.
The Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, often referred to as the Santa Fe or AT&SF, was one of the larger railroads in the United States.
Auto racing (also known as car racing, motor racing, or automobile racing) is a motorsport involving the racing of automobiles for competition.
The Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) is an auto racing sanctioning body in the United States, founded in 1953 by John Marcum.
Baker University is a private Christian university located in Baldwin City, Kansas, United States.
In Christian theology, baptism with the Holy Spirit (also called baptism in the Holy Spirit or Spirit baptism) or baptism with the Holy Ghost, is distinguished from baptism with water.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
The barred tiger salamander or western tiger salamander (Ambystoma mavortium) is a species of mole salamander found from southwestern Canada in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba, south through the western United States to Texas and northern Mexico.
Barton County (standard abbreviation: BT) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
The Color Line, also known as the Color Barrier, in American baseball excluded players of Black African descent from Major League Baseball and its affiliated Minor Leagues until 1947 (with a few notable exceptions in the 19th century before the line was firmly established).
Bartholemew William Barclay "Bat" Masterson (November 26, 1853 – October 25, 1921) was a U.S. Army scout, lawman, professional gambler, and journalist known for his exploits in the 19th-century American Old West.
Baxter Springs is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States, and located along Spring River.
Beechcraft is a brand of Textron Aviation since 2014.
Benedictine College is a co-educational university in Atchison, Kansas, United States, founded in 1971 by the merger of St.
Benjamin "Pap" Singleton (1809–1892) was an American activist and businessman best known for his role in establishing African American settlements in Kansas.
Bethel Bible College or Bethel Gospel School was a Bible college founded in 1900 by Charles Parham in Topeka, Kansas.
A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.
The Big 12 Conference is a ten-school collegiate athletic conference headquartered in Irving, Texas.
The Big Blue River is the largest tributary of the Kansas River.
Big Brutus is the nickname of the Bucyrus-Erie model 1850-B electric shovel, which was the second largest of its type in operation in the 1960s and 1970s.
Bill Snyder (born October 7, 1939) is an American football coach and former player.
Bison are large, even-toed ungulates in the genus Bison within the subfamily Bovinae.
Black & Veatch is a global engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and consulting company specializing in infrastructure development in power, oil and gas, water, telecommunications, government, mining, data centers, smart cities and banking and finance markets.
The term black church or African-American church refers to Protestant churches that currently or historically have ministered to predominantly black congregations in the United States.
Bleeding Kansas, Bloody Kansas or the Border War was a series of violent civil confrontations in the United States between 1854 and 1861 which emerged from a political and ideological debate over the legality of slavery in the proposed state of Kansas.
The BNSF Railway Company is the largest freight railroad network in North America, followed by the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) in second place, its primary competitor for Western U.S. freight.
Robert Joseph Dole (born July 22, 1923) is a retired American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in Congress from 1961 to 1996 and served as the Republican Leader of the United States Senate from 1985 until 1996.
The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, and missiles worldwide.
Bombardier Aerospace (Bombardier Aéronautique) is a division of Bombardier Inc. It is headquartered in Dorval, Quebec, Canada.
Bonner Springs is a city in Wyandotte, Leavenworth, and Johnson counties, Kansas, United States.
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, 347 U.S. 483 (1954), was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the Court declared state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students to be unconstitutional.
Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site was established in Topeka, Kansas, on October 26, 1992, by the United States Congress to commemorate the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision aimed at ending racial segregation in public schools.
John W. "Bud" Fowler (March 16, 1858 – February 26, 1913) was an African-American baseball player, field manager, and club organizer.
James Wear "Bug" Holliday (February 8, 1867 – February 15, 1910) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball for ten seasons, in the 1885 World Series and from through.
Burns is a city in Marion County, Kansas, United States.
A bypass is a road or highway that avoids or "bypasses" a built-up area, town, or village, to let through traffic flow without interference from local traffic, to reduce congestion in the built-up area, and to improve road safety.
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.
Canadian football is a sport played in Canada in which two teams of 12 players each compete for territorial control of a field of play long and wide attempting to advance a pointed prolate spheroid ball into the opposing team's scoring area (end zone).
Capote is a 2005 biographical film about Truman Capote directed by Bennett Miller.
Carbon dioxide (chemical formula) is a colorless gas with a density about 60% higher than that of dry air.
In demographics, the center of population (or population center) of a region is a geographical point that describes a centerpoint of the region's population.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the leading national public health institute of the United States.
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.
CenturyLink, Inc. is an American telecommunications company, headquartered in Monroe, Louisiana, that provides communications and data services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in 37 states.
The Cessna Aircraft Company was an American general aviation aircraft manufacturing corporation headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.
Champions Indoor Football (CIF) is a professional indoor American football league created in 2014 out of the merger between the Champions Professional Indoor Football League (CPIFL) and Lone Star Football League (LSFL), plus one team from the Indoor Football League and two expansion teams.
Chanute is a city in Neosho County, Kansas, United States.
Charles F. Parham (June 4, 1873 – c. January 29, 1929) was an American preacher and evangelist.
Charles Monroe Sheldon (February 26, 1857, Wellsville, New York – February 24, 1946, Topeka, Kansas) was an American Congregationalist minister and leader of the Social Gospel movement.
Chase County (county code CS) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Cherokee Strip of Kansas, in the United States, was a disputed strip of land on the southern border of the state.
Children's Mercy Park (formerly Sporting Park and Livestrong Sporting Park) is a soccer-specific stadium in Kansas City, Kansas, United States, and is the home of Sporting Kansas City.
Chinook winds, or simply Chinooks, are föhn winds in the interior West of North America, where the Canadian Prairies and Great Plains meet various mountain ranges, although the original usage is in reference to wet, warm coastal winds in the Pacific Northwest.
The Chisholm Trail was a trail used in the post-Civil War era to drive cattle overland, from ranches in Texas to Kansas.
The Cimarron River extends across New Mexico, Oklahoma, Colorado, and Kansas.
A civil township is a widely used unit of local government in the United States, subordinate to a county.
Clare Vanderpool (born 1965) is an American children's book author living in Wichita, Kansas.
Coalbed methane (CBM or coal-bed methane), coalbed gas, coal seam gas (CSG), or coal-mine methane (CMM) is a form of natural gas extracted from coal beds.
Coffeyville is a city in southeastern Montgomery County, Kansas, United States, located along the Verdigris River in the state's southeastern region.
Colby is a city in and the county seat of Thomas County, Kansas, United States.
Coleman Company, Inc., is an American company that specializes in outdoor recreation products, especially camping gear.
The College World Series (CWS) is an annual June baseball tournament held in Omaha, Nebraska.
Colorado is a state of the United States encompassing most of the southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Colorado Springs is a home rule municipality that is the largest city by area in Colorado as well as the county seat and the most populous municipality of El Paso County, Colorado, United States.
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).
Conquistadors (from Spanish or Portuguese conquistadores "conquerors") is a term used to refer to the soldiers and explorers of the Spanish Empire or the Portuguese Empire in a general sense.
The Corn Belt is a region of the Midwestern United States that, since the 1850s, has dominated corn production in the United States.
Cosmosphere is a space museum and STEM education center in Hutchinson, Kansas, United States.
Cotton is a soft, fluffy staple fiber that grows in a boll, or protective case, around the seeds of the cotton plants of the genus Gossypium in the mallow family Malvaceae.
The Cotton Bowl Classic, officially the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic for sponsorship purposes, or just simply known as the Cotton Bowl, is an American college football bowl game that has been held annually since January 1, 1937.
The council–manager government form is one of two predominant forms of local government in the United States and Ireland, the other being the mayor–council government form.
A county seat is an administrative center, seat of government, or capital city of a county or civil parish.
Cow Creek is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Crawford County (county code CR) is a county located in Southeast Kansas.
The Cretaceous is a geologic period and system that spans 79 million years from the end of the Jurassic Period million years ago (mya) to the beginning of the Paleogene Period mya.
A Dalecarlian horse or Dala horse (Swedish: Dalahäst) is a traditional carved, painted wooden statue of a horse originating in the Swedish province of Dalarna (Dalecarlia).
Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is the primary international airport serving the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex area in the U.S. state of Texas.
Daniel Robert Glickman (born November 24, 1944) is an American politician, lawyer, lobbyist, and nonprofit leader.
Daniel Eckford Stearns (born October 17, 1861 in Buffalo, New York – June 28, 1944 in Glendale, California), commonly known as "Ecky" Stearns, was a Major League Baseball first baseman from -. He played for the Buffalo Bisons, Detroit Wolverines, Kansas City Cowboys, Baltimore Orioles, and Cincinnati Red Stockings (AA).
De Soto is a city in Johnson and Leavenworth counties in the U.S. state of Kansas, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
The Delaware River (originally called the Grasshopper River) is a U.S. Geological Survey.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Denver, officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.
The Denver Broncos are a professional American football club based in Denver, Colorado.
Denver International Airport, also commonly known as DIA, is an international airport in Denver, Colorado, United States.
The depopulation of the Great Plains refers to the large-scale migration of people from rural areas of the Great Plains of the United States to more urban areas and to the east and west coasts during the 20th century.
Derby is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States and the largest suburb of Wichita.
Derek Schmidt (born January 23, 1968) is the 44th and current Kansas Attorney General.
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Iowa.
Dodge City Regional Airport is three miles east of Dodge City, in Ford County, Kansas.
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge.
Douglas County (county code DG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
For the drag queen reality competition program, see RuPaul's Drag Race. Drag racing is a type of motor racing in which automobiles or motorcycles (usually specially prepared for the purpose) compete, usually two at a time, to be first to cross a set finish line.
A dry county is a county in the United States whose government forbids the sale of any kind of alcoholic beverages.
Dutch Americans are Americans of Dutch descent whose ancestors came from the Netherlands in the recent or distant past.
Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower (October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American army general and statesman who served as the 34th President of the United States from 1953 to 1961.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home is the presidential library and museum of Dwight David Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States (1953–1961), located in his hometown of Abilene, Kansas.
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1971.
The ECHL (formerly the East Coast Hockey League) is a mid-level professional ice hockey league based in Princeton, New Jersey, with teams scattered across the United States and two franchises in Canada.
El Dorado is city and county seat of Butler County, Kansas, United States.
In the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship or the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship, the "Elite Eight" (also called the “Great Eight”) are the final eight teams and, thus represent the regional finals, or national quarterfinals.
Ellis County (county code EL) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Ellis is a city in Ellis County, Kansas, United States.
Embarq Corporation (stylized as EMBARQ) was the largest independent local exchange carrier in the United States (below the Baby Bells), serving customers in 18 states and providing local, long-distance, high-speed data and wireless services to residential and business customers.
Emporia State University, often referred to as Emporia State or ESU, is a public university in Emporia, Kansas.
Emporia is a city in and the county seat of Lyon County, Kansas, United States.
English Americans, also referred to as Anglo-Americans, are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in England, a country that is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
The Enhanced Fujita scale (EF-Scale) rates the intensity of tornadoes in the United States and Canada based on the damage they cause.
A point is said to be equidistant from a set of objects if the distances between that point and each object in the set are equal.
In earth science, erosion is the action of surface processes (such as water flow or wind) that remove soil, rock, or dissolved material from one location on the Earth's crust, and then transport it to another location (not to be confused with weathering which involves no movement).
European Americans (also referred to as Euro-Americans) are Americans of European ancestry.
Evolution is change in the heritable characteristics of biological populations over successive generations.
Exodusters was a name given to African Americans who migrated from states along the Mississippi River to Kansas in the late nineteenth century, as part of the Exoduster Movement or Exodus of 1872.
FC Kansas City was an American professional women's soccer club based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Fiesta Bowl, officially the PlayStation Fiesta Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an American college football bowl game played annually at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.
In American sports, the final four is the last four teams remaining in a playoff tournament.
Finney County (county code FI) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The flag of the state of Kansas was adopted in 1927.
In broadcasting, a flagship (also known as a flagship station) is the broadcast station which originates a television network, or a particular radio or television program that plays a key role in the branding of and consumer loyalty to a network or station.This includes both direct network feeds and broadcast syndication, but generally not backhauls.
The Flint Hills historically known as Bluestem Pastures or Blue Stem Hills, is a region in eastern Kansas and north-central Oklahoma named for the abundant residual flint eroded from the bedrock that lies near or at the surface.
A flow-through entity (FTE) is a legal entity where income "flows through" to investors or owners; that is, the income of the entity is treated as the income of the investors or owners.
Forbes Field was a baseball park in the Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from 1909 to June 28, 1970.
Fort Hays State University (FHSU) is a public, co-educational university in Hays, Kansas.
Fort Larned National Historic Site preserves Fort Larned which operated from 1859 to 1878.
Fort Leavenworth is a United States Army installation located in Leavenworth County, Kansas, immediately north of the city of Leavenworth, in the northeast part of the state.
Fort Riley is a United States Army installation located in North Central Kansas, on the Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, between Junction City and Manhattan.
Fort Scott National Historic Site is a historical area under the control of the United States National Park Service in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States.
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River.
Francisco Vázquez de Coronado y Luján (1510 – 22 September 1554) was a Spanish conquistador and explorer who led a large expedition from Mexico to present-day Kansas through parts of the southwestern United States between 1540 and 1542.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Sr. (January 30, 1882 – April 12, 1945), often referred to by his initials FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945.
Free-Staters was the name given to settlers in Kansas Territory during the Bleeding Kansas era in the 1850s who opposed the extension of slavery.
A freedman or freedwoman is a former slave who has been released from slavery, usually by legal means.
Freeport is an Unincorporated community in Harper County, Kansas, United States.
French Americans (French: Franco-Américains) are citizens or nationals of the United States who identify themselves with having full or partial French or French Canadian heritage, ethnicity, and/or ancestral ties.
Frontenac is the second largest city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States.
Garden City Regional Airport is nine miles southeast of Garden City, in Finney County, Kansas.
The Garden City Wind are a professional baseball team based in Garden City, Kansas that began play in 2015.
Garden City is a city in and the county seat of Finney County, Kansas, United States.
Gardner is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States.
Garmin Ltd. (shortened to Garmin, stylized as GARMIN, and formerly known as ProNav) is an American multinational technology company founded by Gary Burrell and Min Kao in 1989 in Lenexa, Kansas, United States, with headquarters located in Olathe, Kansas.
General Motors Company, commonly referred to as General Motors (GM), is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Detroit that designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes vehicles and vehicle parts, and sells financial services.
The geographic center of the contiguous United States is the center of 48 U.S. states.
George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.
German Americans (Deutschamerikaner) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry.
A glacial period (alternatively glacial or glaciation) is an interval of time (thousands of years) within an ice age that is marked by colder temperatures and glacier advances.
Glossolalia or speaking in tongues is a phenomenon in which people appear to speak in languages unknown to them.
Goddard is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita.
Goodland is a city in and the county seat of Sherman County, Kansas, United States.
Gorham is a city in Russell County, Kansas, United States.
A grain is a small, hard, dry seed, with or without an attached hull or fruit layer, harvested for human or animal consumption.
Great Bend is a city in and the county seat of Barton County, Kansas, United States.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Canada.
The Great Plains Joint Training Center is an Army National Guard facility owned and operated by the state of Kansas Adjutant General's Office.
Greeley County (county code GL) is a county located in western Kansas, in the Central United States.
Gregory John Orman (born December 2, 1968) is an American entrepreneur and political candidate.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
Gunsmoke is an American radio and television Western drama series created by director Norman Macdonnell and writer John Meston.
Hail is a form of solid precipitation.
Hamilton County (county code HM) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
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.
Haskell Indian Nations University is a federally operated tribal university in Lawrence, Kansas.
A hate group is a social group that advocates and practices hatred, hostility, or violence towards members of a race, ethnicity, nation, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other designated sector of society.
Hawker Aircraft Limited was a British aircraft manufacturer responsible for some of the most famous products in British aviation history.
Hays Regional Airport is three miles southeast of Hays, in Ellis County, Kansas.
Hays is a city in and the county seat of Ellis County, Kansas, United States.
Haysville is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita.
The Heart of America Athletic Conference (the Heart) is a college athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.
The Heartland Conference is a collegiate athletic conference affiliated with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division II level, which was founded in 1999.
The Heartland Flyer is a daily passenger train that follows a 206-mile (332 km) route from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to Fort Worth, Texas. Amtrak serves as contractor, initially only for the State of Oklahoma, but now also for the State of Texas. The train's daily round-trip begins in Oklahoma City in the morning and reaches Fort Worth in the early afternoon, then makes an evening return to Oklahoma City. As of November 2014, the train is scheduled at 3 hours 58 minutes in each direction. The Heartland Flyer carried over 77,000 passengers in fiscal year 2016, a 4.2% decrease from FY2015. The train had a ticket revenue of $1,828,486, an increase of 1.8% from FY2015. Total revenue for the train, including state-level subsidies to Amtrak, was approximately $7.1 million.
Heartland Park Topeka is a multi-purpose motorsports facility located in Topeka, Kansas.
The heat index (HI) or humiture is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity, in shaded areas, to posit a human-perceived equivalent temperature, as how hot it would feel if the humidity were some other value in the shade.
Helianthus or sunflower is a genus of plants comprising about 70 species Flora of North America.
Founded in 1936 by Bill Schroeder and Paul Helms, the Helms Athletic Foundation was based in Los Angeles, California.
Hispanic Americans and Latino Americans (Estadounidenses hispanos) are people in the United States who are descendants of people from countries of Latin America and Spain.
Holcomb is a city in Finney County, Kansas, United States.
"Home on the Range" is a classic western folk song sometimes called the "unofficial anthem" of the American West.
Hugoton Gas Field is a large natural gas field in the U.S. states of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
A humid continental climate (Köppen prefix D and a third letter of a or b) is a climatic region defined by Russo-German climatologist Wladimir Köppen in 1900, which is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold in the northern areas) winters.
A humid subtropical climate is a zone of climate characterized by hot and humid summers, and mild to cool winters.
Hutchinson Municipal Airport is a city-owned public airport three miles east of Hutchinson, in Reno County, Kansas.
Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River.
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.
Immigration to the United States is the international movement of individuals who are not natives or do not possess citizenship in order to settle, reside, study, or work in the country.
In Cold Blood is a non-fiction novel by American author Truman Capote, first published in 1966; it details the 1959 murders of four members of the Herbert Clutter family in the small farming community of Holcomb, Kansas.
In Cold Blood is a 1967 American drama film written, produced and directed by Richard Brooks, based on Truman Capote's book of the same name.
In Cold Blood is a 1996 TV miniseries based on Truman Capote's book of the same name.
In His Steps is a best-selling religious fiction novel written by Charles Monroe Sheldon.
Independence is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Kansas, United States.
Independence is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the U.S. state of Kansas.
In the United States, indoor football is football played at ice hockey-sized indoor arenas (as opposed to certain NFL teams which have large indoor stadiums, such as the New Orleans Saints who play in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome).
The IndyCar Series, currently known as the Verizon IndyCar Series for title sponsorship reasons, is the premier level of open-wheel racing in North America.
Intelligent design (ID) is a religious argument for the existence of God, presented by its proponents as "an evidence-based scientific theory about life's origins",Numbers 2006, p. 373; " captured headlines for its bold attempt to rewrite the basic rules of science and its claim to have found indisputable evidence of a God-like being.
Interstate 135 (abbreviated I-135) is a 95.7-mile-long Interstate Highway in central and south-central Kansas, USA.
Interstate 235 (I-235) in Kansas is a north–south bypass spur route of I-35 that travels through the western part of Wichita.
Interstate 35 (I-35) is an Interstate Highway in the US that runs from the Mexican border near Laredo, Texas, to Duluth, Minnesota.
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 highway that bypasses the downtown area of Topeka, Kansas.
Interstate 635 (abbreviated I-635) is a connector highway between Interstate 35 in Overland Park, Kansas and Interstate 29 in Kansas City, Missouri, approximately 12 miles (19.5 kilometers) long.
Interstate 670 (abbreviated I-670) is a 2.81 mile (4.52 km) connector highway between I-70 in Kansas City, Kansas and I-70 in Kansas City, Missouri.
In the U.S. state of Kansas, Interstate 70 contains the first segment to start being paved and to be completed in the Interstate Highway System.
The Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate Highway System, is a network of controlled-access highways that forms part of the National Highway System in the United States.
Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics.
Italian Americans (italoamericani or italo-americani) are an ethnic group consisting of Americans who have ancestry from Italy.
Jacob LaTurner (born February 17, 1988) is the 40th Treasurer of Kansas and a former member of the Kansas Senate, representing the 13th District from 2013 until 2017.
James Baird Weaver (June 12, 1833 – February 6, 1912) was a member of the United States House of Representatives and two-time candidate for President of the United States.
James Edwin Gunn (born July 12, 1923) is an American science fiction writer, editor, scholar, and anthologist.
Janelle Monáe Robinson (born December 1, 1985) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, actress, and model.
Jeffrey William Colyer (born June 3, 1960) is an American surgeon and politician who has served as the 47th Governor of Kansas since 2018.
Jennifer Lynn Knapp (born April 12, 1974) is an American-Australian folk rock, and formerly contemporary Christian musician.
Jericho is an American post-apocalyptic action-drama television series, which centers on the residents of the fictional city of Jericho, Kansas, in the aftermath of a limited nuclear attack on 23 major cities in the contiguous United States.
Jerrod Lee Niemann (born July 24, 1979) is an American country music singer and songwriter.
Gerald W. Moran (born May 29, 1954) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Kansas since 2011.
James P. Conway (October 8, 1858 – December 21, 1912) was an American Major League Baseball player who pitched for the Brooklyn Atlantics, Philadelphia Athletics and Kansas City Cowboys, over the course of three seasons – and.
James F. Macullar (January 16, 1855 – April 8, 1924), also known as "Little Mac", was an American Major League Baseball player from Boston, Massachusetts.
Joseph Fidler Walsh (born November 20, 1947) is an American singer, guitarist, and songwriter.
John Brown (May 9, 1800 – December 2, 1859) was an American abolitionist who believed in and advocated armed insurrection as the only way to overthrow the institution of slavery in the United States.
John Forbes Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who served as the 68th United States Secretary of State from 2013 to 2017.
John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Arizona, a seat he was first elected to in 1986.
Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is a community college located in Overland Park, Kansas at College Boulevard and Quivira Road.
Johnson County Executive Airport is a public airport located four miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Olathe, a city in Johnson County, Kansas, USA.
Johnson County (county code JO) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Joplin Regional Airport is a city-owned airport four miles north of Joplin, in Jasper County, Missouri.
Joplin is a city in southern Jasper County and northern Newton County in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Missouri.
The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or court system) is the system of courts that interprets and applies the law in the name of the state.
Junction City is a city and county seat of Geary County, Kansas, United States.
A junior college is a post-secondary educational institution designed to prepare students for either skilled trades or for additional education at another college with more advanced academic material.
Kansas is an American rock band that became popular in the 1970s initially on album-oriented rock charts and later with hit singles such as "Carry On Wayward Son" and "Dust in the Wind".
Kansas is a 1988 American crime drama film starring Matt Dillon and Andrew McCarthy.
Kansas is the first major label studio album by Christian folk rock musician Jennifer Knapp.
The Attorney General of Kansas is a statewide elected official responsible for providing legal services to the state government of Kansas.
The Kansas Board of Regents is a body consisting of nine members that governs six state universities in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Kansas City Chiefs are a professional American football team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Command (formerly the Kansas City Brigade) were a professional arena football team that played in the Arena Football League (AFL).
Kansas City International Airport (originally Mid-Continent International Airport) is a public airport 15 miles (24 km) northwest of downtown Kansas City in Platte County, Missouri.
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.
The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is a Renaissance fair held each fall in Bonner Springs, Kansas.
The Kansas City Royals are an American professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri.
The Kansas City Southern Railway Company, owned by Kansas City Southern, is the smallest and third-oldest Class I railroad in North America (just behind Union Pacific Railroad and Canadian Pacific Railway) still in operation.
The Kansas City T-Bones are a professional baseball team based in Kansas City, Kansas, in the United States.
Kansas City is the third-largest city in the State of Kansas, the county seat of Wyandotte County, and the third-largest city of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Kansas City is the largest city in the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NAIA.
Kansas Day is a holiday in the state of Kansas in the United States.
The Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT) is a state government organization in charge of maintaining public roadways of the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Kansas Historical Society is the official state historical society of Kansas.
The Kansas House of Representatives is the lower house of the legislature of the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Kansas Insurance Commissioner (KIC), in full the Kansas State Insurance Commissioner, has the primary responsibility to the people whose personal lives are protected by insurance in the state of Kansas.
The Kansas Jayhawks, commonly referred to as KU, are the athletic teams that represent the University of Kansas.
The Kansas Legislature is the state legislature of the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Kansas Republican Party is the state affiliate political party in Kansas of the United States Republican Party.
The Kansas River, also known as the Kaw, is a river in northeastern Kansas in the United States.
The Kansas Senate is the upper house of the Kansas Legislature, the state legislature of the U.S. State of Kansas.
Kansas Speedway is a tri-oval race track in Kansas City, Kansas.
Kansas State Department Board of Education (KSDE) is Kansas's Board of Education, headquartered in Topeka.
The Kansas State High School Activities Association (KSHSAA) is the organization which oversees interscholastic competition in the U.S. state of Kansas at the high-school level.
The State Treasurer of Kansas is the chief custodian of Kansas’s cash deposits, monies from bond sales, and other securities and collateral and directs the investments of those assets.
Kansas State University (KSU), commonly shortened to Kansas State or K-State, is a public research university with its main campus in Manhattan, Kansas, United States.
The Kansas State Wildcats (variously "Kansas State", "K-State" or "KSU") are the intercollegiate athletic teams that represent Kansas State University.
The Kansas Supreme Court is the highest judicial authority in the state of Kansas.
The Kansas Supreme Court Nominating Commission was established in 1958 when Kansas voters supported an amendment to the state's constitution.
The Territory of Kansas was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854, until January 29, 1861, when the eastern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the state of Kansas.
The Kansas Turnpike is a, freeway-standard toll road that lies entirely within the U.S. state of Kansas.
Kansas's 1st congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Kansas' 2nd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kansas that covers most of the eastern part of the state, except for the core of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Kansas's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Kansas's 4th Congressional District is a Congressional District in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854 created the territories of Kansas and Nebraska and was drafted by Democratic Senator Stephen A. Douglas of Illinois and President Franklin Pierce.
Kathleen Sebelius (née Gilligan; born May 15, 1948) is an American businesswoman and politician who served as the 21st United States Secretary of Health and Human Services from 2009 until 2014.
The Kaw Nation (or Kanza, or Kansa) are a federally recognized Native American tribe in Oklahoma and parts of Kansas.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Ken Selzer (born April 25, 1953) is an American politician who has served as the Kansas Insurance Commissioner since 2015.
Kevin Wayne Yoder (born January 8, 1976) is an American politician who has been a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing, since 2011.
Koch Industries, Inc. is an American multinational corporation based in Wichita, Kansas.
Kris William Kobach, (born March 26, 1966) is the Secretary of State of Kansas.
Lansing is a city in Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States.
Larned is a city in and the county seat of Pawnee County, Kansas, United States.
Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.
Laura Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer known for the Little House on the Prairie series of children's books, published between 1932 and 1943, which were based on her childhood in a settler and pioneer family.
Lawrence is the county seat of Douglas County and sixth largest city in Kansas.
Learjet is a Canadian owned, American aerospace manufacturer of business jets for civilian and military use based in Wichita, Kansas.
The Leavenworth Soldiers was the first professional baseball team from Leavenworth, Kansas.
Leavenworth is the largest city in and the county seat of Leavenworth County, Kansas, United States.
Leawood is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City metropolitan area.
Lebanon is a city in Smith County, Kansas, United States, in the north central part of the state.
The Lee Richardson Zoo is an AZA accredited zoo in Garden City, Kansas.
The legal drinking age is the age at which a person can legally consume alcoholic beverages.
Legends Outlets Kansas City, formerly The Legends at Village West, is a super-regional shopping mall located in the Village West development near Kansas City, Kansas, located in the latent township Kansas City, Kansas.
A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.
Lenexa is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
The Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail is a route across the United States commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804 to 1806.
Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport is two miles west of Liberal, in Seward County, Kansas.
Liberal is the county seat of Seward County, Kansas, United States.
The Lieutenant Governor of Kansas is the second-ranking member of the executive branch of Kansas state government.
Lindsborg is a city in McPherson County, Kansas, United States.
Kansas is a state located in the Midwestern United States.
This is a list of counties in the U.S. state of Kansas.
This is an incomplete list of ghost towns in the state of Kansas.
The Governor of Kansas is the head of the executive branch of Kansas's state governmentKS Const.
The following is a list of symbols of the U.S. state of Kansas.
This is a list of official U.S. state amphibians.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory flowers.
All of the United States' 50 states have a state motto, as do the District of Columbia and three US territories.
This is a list of U.S. state and territory trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. territories (and the District of Columbia).
Below is a list of U.S. state birds as designated by each state's legislature.
State insects are designated by 45 individual states of the fifty United States.
A state mammal is the official mammal of a U.S. state as designated by a state's legislature.
Twenty-six U.S. states have named an official state reptile.
This is a list of U.S. state soils.
Forty-nine of the fifty U.S. states that make up the United States of America have one or more state songs, which are selected by each state legislature, and/or state governor, as a symbol (or emblem) of that particular U.S. state.
This List of U.S. state, district, and territorial seals shows the official seals of the 50 states, federal district, and five inhabited territories of the United States of America.
This is a complete list of the states of the United States and its major territories ordered by total area, land area, and water area.
As of April 1, 2010, the date of the 2010 United States Census, the nine most populous U.S. states contain slightly more than half of the total population.
A state of the United States is one of the 50 constituent entities that shares its sovereignty with the federal government.
The Little Arkansas River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America.
Little House on the Prairie is an autobiographical children's novel by Laura Ingalls Wilder, published in 1935.
Loess (from German Löss) is a clastic, predominantly silt-sized sediment that is formed by the accumulation of wind-blown dust.
Looper is a 2012 American science fiction thriller film written and directed by Rian Johnson, and produced by Ram Bergman and James D. Stern.
Louisburg is a city in Miami County, Kansas, United States.
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.
Low-alcohol beer (also called light beer, non-alcoholic beer, small beer, small ale, or near-beer) is beer with little or no alcohol content, which aims to reproduce the taste of beer without the inebriating effects of standard alcoholic brews.
Lucas is a city in Russell County, Kansas, United States.
Lyndon Baines Johnson (August 27, 1908January 22, 1973), often referred to by his initials LBJ, was an American politician who served as the 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969, assuming the office after having served as the 37th Vice President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.
Lynn Haag Jenkins (born June 10, 1963) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who serves as the U.S. Representative for, in office since 2009.
Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.
Maize is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
The major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada are the highest professional competitions of team sports in those countries.
A malt drink is a fermented drink in which the primary ingredient is the grain, or seed, of the barley plant, which has been allowed to sprout slightly in a traditional way called "malting" before it is processed.
Man of Steel is a 2013 superhero film based on the DC Comics character Superman.
Manhattan Regional Airport in Riley County, Kansas is the second-busiest commercial airport in Kansas.
Manhattan is a city in northeastern Kansas in the United States at the junction of the Kansas River and Big Blue River.
Manitoba is a province at the longitudinal centre of Canada.
The Marais des Cygnes River is a principal tributary of the Osage River, about long,U.S. Geological Survey.
Mars Attacks! is a 1996 American comic science fiction horror film directed by Tim Burton, who also co-produced it with Larry J. Franco.
Martina Mariea McBride (née Schiff, born July 29, 1966) is an American country music singer-songwriter and record producer.
Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Matthew Raymond Dillon (born February 18, 1964) is an American actor and film director.
McConnell Air Force Base is a United States Air Force base located four miles (6 km) southeast of the central business district of Wichita, a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States.
McCracken is a city in Rush County, Kansas, United States.
The Meades Ranch Triangulation Station is a survey marker in Osborne County in the state of Kansas in the Midwestern United States.
Melissa Lou Etheridge (born May 29, 1961) is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and activist.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
The Mexican Cession is the region in the modern-day southwestern United States that Mexico ceded to the U.S. in the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848 after the Mexican–American War.
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War in the United States and in Mexico as the American intervention in Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States (Mexico) from 1846 to 1848.
United States micropolitan statistical areas (µSA, where the initial Greek letter mu represents "micro-"), as defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), are labor market areas in the United States centered on an urban cluster (urban area) with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people.
MidAmerica Nazarene University (MNU) is a Christian liberal arts college in Olathe, Kansas, United States.
The Midlands Collegiate Athletic Conference (MCAC) was an intercollegiate athletic conference that competed in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics.
The Midwest Christian College Conference is a college athletic conference that is a member of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) and the Association of Christian College Athletics (ACCA).
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
Minor League Baseball is a hierarchy of professional baseball leagues in the Americas that compete at levels below Major League Baseball (MLB) and provide opportunities for player development and a way to prepare for the major leagues.
Mission Hills is a city in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
The Mississippi River is the chief river of the second-largest drainage system on the North American continent, second only to the Hudson Bay drainage system.
The Mississippian (also known as Lower Carboniferous or Early Carboniferous) is a subperiod in the geologic timescale or a subsystem of the geologic record.
Missouri is a state in the Midwestern 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.
The Territory of Missouri was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from June 4, 1812 until August 10, 1821.
Montezuma is a city in Gray County, Kansas, United States.
Montgomery County (county code MG) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Moody's Investors Service, often referred to as Moody's, is the bond credit rating business of Moody's Corporation, representing the company's traditional line of business and its historical name.
Moon Over Manifest is a 2010 children's novel written by American author Clare Vanderpool.
A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of unconsolidated glacial debris (regolith and rock) that occurs in both currently and formerly glaciated regions on Earth (i.e. a past glacial maximum), through geomorphological processes.
Mount Sunflower is the highest natural point in the state of Kansas.
The Mountain Time Zone of North America keeps time by subtracting seven hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when standard time is in effect, and by subtracting six hours during daylight saving time (UTC−6).
Multiracial Americans are Americans who have mixed ancestry of "two or more races".
A municipal corporation is the legal term for a local governing body, including (but not necessarily limited to) cities, counties, towns, townships, charter townships, villages, and boroughs.
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.
The National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame is a museum and educational facility in Bonner Springs, Kansas, United States.
The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is an athletic association that organizes college and university-level athletic programs, primarily across the United States but also outside the US.
National Beef is a beef processor headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, United States, that produces fresh, chilled and further processed beef and beef by-products for customers worldwide.
The United States National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), previously known as the National Weather Records Center (NWRC), in Asheville, North Carolina was the world's largest active archive of weather data.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is a drag racing governing body, which sets rules in drag racing and hosts events all over the United States and Canada.
The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations.
The National Vital Statistics System (NVSS) is an inter-governmental system of sharing data on the vital statistics of the population of the United States.
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a professional women's soccer league, run by the United States Soccer Federation.
Native Americans, also known as American Indians, Indians, Indigenous Americans and other terms, are the indigenous peoples of the United States.
Native Hawaiians (Hawaiian: kānaka ʻōiwi, kānaka maoli, and Hawaiʻi maoli) are the aboriginal Polynesian people of the Hawaiian Islands or their descendants.
NCAA Division I (D-I) is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in the United States.
Nebraska is a state that lies in both the Great Plains and the Midwestern United States.
The Territory of Nebraska was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854, until March 1, 1867, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Nebraska.
The Neosho River is a tributary of the Arkansas River in eastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma in the United States.
Nevada (see pronunciations) is a state in the Western, Mountain West, and Southwestern regions of the United States of America.
New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
New Mexico (Nuevo México, Yootó Hahoodzo) is a state in the Southwestern Region of the United States of America.
The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association (ALA).
Newton is a city in and the county seat of Harvey County, Kansas, United States.
Nicodemus National Historic Site, located in Nicodemus, Kansas, United States, preserves, protects and interprets the only remaining western town established by African Americans during the Reconstruction Period following the American Civil War.
Nicodemus is an unincorporated community in Graham County, Kansas, United States.
The Nineteenth Amendment (Amendment XIX) to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.
The Ninnescah River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America.
No Place Like Home may refer to.
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.
The North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD 88) is the vertical control datum of orthometric height established for vertical control surveying in the United States of America based upon the General Adjustment of the North American Datum of 1988.
North Dakota is a U.S. state in the midwestern and northern regions of the United States.
O'Hare International Airport, usually referred to as O'Hare Airport, Chicago O'Hare, or simply O'Hare, is an international airport located on the far Northwest Side of Chicago, Illinois, northwest of the Loop business district, operated by the Chicago Department of Aviation and covering.
Oklahoma (Uukuhuúwa, Gahnawiyoˀgeh) is a state in the South Central region of the United States.
Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma.
Olathe is a city in, and is the county seat of, Johnson County, Kansas, United States.
The Orange Bowl, officially the Capital One Orange Bowl for sponsorship purposes, is an annual American college football bowl game played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
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.
Organic certification is a certification process for producers of organic food and other organic agricultural products.
Organized crime is a category of transnational, national, or local groupings of highly centralized enterprises run by criminals who intend to engage in illegal activity, most commonly for money and profit.
The ornate box turtle (Terrapene ornata ornata) is one of only two terrestrial species of turtles native to the Great Plains of the United States.
Osborne County (standard abbreviation: OB) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Ottawa University (OU) is a private, non-profit, Christian liberal arts university in Ottawa, Kansas, United States.
Ottawa is a city in, and the county seat of, Franklin County, Kansas, United States.
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Kansas: Kansas – U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States.
Overland Park is the second most populous city in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
Paper Moon is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich and released by Paramount Pictures.
Park City is a city in Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States, and a suburb of Wichita.
Charles Patrick Roberts (born April 20, 1936) is an American politician of the Republican Party serving as the senior United States Senator from Kansas, a position he has held since 1997.
Payless ShoeSource Inc. is an American discount footwear retailer headquartered in Topeka, Kansas.
The Pecos League of Professional Baseball Clubs is an independent professional baseball league headquartered in Houston, which operates in cities in desert mountain regions throughout California, New Mexico, Arizona, southern Colorado, Kansas and West Texas.
The Pennsylvanian (also known as Upper Carboniferous or Late Carboniferous) is, in the ICS geologic timescale, the younger of two subperiods (or upper of two subsystems) of the Carboniferous Period.
Pentecostalism or Classical Pentecostalism is a renewal movement"Spirit and Power: A 10-Country Survey of Pentecostals",.
Per aspera ad astra (or, less commonly, ad astra per aspera) is a popular Latin phrase meaning "through hardship to the stars".
The Permian is a geologic period and system which spans 47 million years from the end of the Carboniferous Period million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Triassic period 251.902 Mya.
Percival Wheritt "Perry" Werden (July 21, 1865 – January 9, 1934) was an American baseball player.
Petroleum in the United States has been a major industry since shortly after the oil discovery in the Oil Creek area of Titusville, Pennsylvania in 1859.
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan American fact tank based in Washington, D.C. It provides information on social issues, public opinion, and demographic trends shaping the United States and the world.
Philip Seymour Hoffman (July 23, 1967 – February 2, 2014) was an American actor, director, and producer.
A pig is any of the animals in the genus Sus, within the even-toed ungulate family Suidae.
Pittsburg State University, also called Pitt State or PSU, is a public university with approximately 7,479 students (6,000 undergraduates and 1,400 graduate students) located in Pittsburg, Kansas, United States.
Pittsburg is a city in Crawford County, Kansas, United States, located in Southeast Kansas near the Missouri state border.
Plains Indians, Interior Plains Indians or Indigenous people of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies are the Native American tribes and First Nation band governments who have traditionally lived on the greater Interior Plains (i.e. the Great Plains and the Canadian Prairies) in North America.
Platte County is a county located in the northwestern portion of the U.S. state of Missouri.
The Pleistocene (often colloquially referred to as the Ice Age) is the geological epoch which lasted from about 2,588,000 to 11,700 years ago, spanning the world's most recent period of repeated glaciations.
Polish Americans are Americans who have total or partial Polish ancestry.
A political machine is a political group in which an authoritative boss or small group commands the support of a corps of supporters and businesses (usually campaign workers), who receive rewards for their efforts.
Pony Express National Historic Trail in the United States is the historic route of The Pony Express where men on horseback once carried the nation's mail across the country between 1860 and 1861.
Populus deltoides, the eastern cottonwood or necklace poplar, is a cottonwood poplar native to North America, growing throughout the eastern, central, and southwestern United States, the southernmost part of eastern Canada, and northeastern Mexico.
Populus section Aigeiros is a section of three species in the genus Populus, the poplars.
Prairies are ecosystems considered part of the temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biome by ecologists, based on similar temperate climates, moderate rainfall, and a composition of grasses, herbs, and shrubs, rather than trees, as the dominant vegetation type.
Prairie Village is a primarily residential town in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
The price of oil, or the oil price, (generally) refers to the spot price of a barrel of benchmark crude oil—a reference price for buyers and sellers of crude oil such as West Texas Intermediate (WTI), Brent ICE, Dubai Crude, OPEC Reference Basket, Tapis Crude, Bonny Light, Urals oil, Isthmus and Western Canadian Select (WCS).
Prohibition is the illegality of the manufacturing, storage in barrels or bottles, transportation, sale, possession, and consumption of alcohol including alcoholic beverages, or a period of time during which such illegality was enforced.
Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from 1920 to 1933.
Providence Medical Center Amphitheater is an open-air amphitheater located in Bonner Springs, Kansas.
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, 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).
In the United States, railroads are designated as Class I, II, or III, according to size criteria first established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) in 1911, and now governed by the Surface Transportation Board.
In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction which results in a general slowdown in economic activity.
The Republic of Texas (República de Tejas) was an independent sovereign state in North America that existed from March 2, 1836, to February 19, 1846.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Republican River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America, rising in the High Plains of eastern Colorado and flowing east U.S. Geological Survey.
A ring road (also known as beltline, beltway, circumferential (high)way, loop or orbital) is a road or a series of connected roads encircling a town, city, or country.
Riverton is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States.
The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.
Roger W. Marshall (born August 9, 1960) is an American politician and obstetrician.
Ronald Gene Estes (born July 19, 1956) is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who has served as the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district since April 25, 2017.
The Rulo Bridge was a truss bridge over the Missouri River on U.S. Route 159 (US 159) from the village of Rulo in Richardson County, Nebraska, to Holt County, Missouri.
Russell is the most populous city in and county seat of Russell County, Kansas, United States.
S&P Global Inc. (prior to April 2016 McGraw Hill Financial, Inc., and prior to 2013 McGraw Hill Companies) is an American publicly traded corporation headquartered in New York City.
The Salina Liberty are a professional indoor football team based in Salina, Kansas.
Salina Regional Airport, formerly Salina Municipal Airport, is a public airport three miles southwest of Salina, in Saline County, Kansas.
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States.
The Saline River is a U.S. Geological Survey.
Samuel Dale Brownback (born September 12, 1956) is an American attorney, politician, and diplomat serving as the United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom since 2018.
Same-sex marriage (also known as gay marriage) is the marriage of a same-sex couple, entered into in a civil or religious ceremony.
The Santa Fe Trail was a 19th-century transportation route through central North America that connected Independence, Missouri with Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.
Schizachyrium scoparium, commonly known as little bluestem or beard grass, is a North American prairie grass native to most of the United States, except California, Nevada, and Oregon, and a small area north of the Canada–US border.
Schlitterbahn is an American family-owned and operated company based in New Braunfels, Texas.
Scottish Americans or Scots Americans (Scottish Gaelic: Ameireaganaich Albannach; Scots-American) are Americans whose ancestry originates wholly or partly in Scotland.
The Secretary of State of Kansas is one of the constitutional officers of the U.S. state of Kansas.
A security is a tradable financial asset.
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
Sharon is a city in Barber County, Kansas, United States.
Shawnee is a city located in Johnson County, Kansas, United States, and part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area.
Sherman County (standard abbreviation: SH) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
A shortline railroad is a small or mid-sized railroad company that operates over a relatively short distance relative to larger, national railroad networks.
Showtime is an American premium cable and satellite television network that serves as the flagship service of the Showtime Networks subsidiary of CBS Corporation, which also owns sister services The Movie Channel and Flix.
In the history of the United States, a slave state was a U.S. state in which the practice of slavery was legal, and a free state was one in which slavery was prohibited or being legally phased out.
Slavery in the United States was the legal institution of human chattel enslavement, primarily of Africans and African Americans, that existed in the United States of America in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Smallville is an American television series developed by writer-producers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, based on the DC Comics character Superman created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster.
Smallville is a fictional town and the childhood and adolescent hometown of Superman in comic books published by DC Comics.
Smith County (standard abbreviation: SM) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Smoky Hill River is a river in the central Great Plains of North America, running through the U.S. states of Colorado and Kansas.
Soccer-specific stadium is a term used mainly in the United States and Canada to refer to a sports stadium either purpose-built or fundamentally redesigned for soccer and whose primary function is to host soccer matches, as opposed to a multipurpose stadium which is for a variety of sports.
Sorghum is a genus of flowering plants in the grass family Poaceae.
Southeast Kansas is a region of the U.S. state of Kansas.
The Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) is a Christian denomination based in the United States.
The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) is an American nonprofit legal advocacy organization specializing in civil rights and public interest litigation.
The Southwest Chief (formerly the Southwest Limited and Super Chief) is a higher-speed passenger train operated by Amtrak on a route through the Midwestern and Southwestern United States.
The soybean (Glycine max), or soya bean, is a species of legume native to East Asia, widely grown for its edible bean, which has numerous uses.
Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. ("Spirit"), based in Wichita, Kansas, is the world's largest first-tier aerostructures manufacturer.
Sporting Kansas City is an American professional soccer club based in Kansas City, Missouri, playing its home games in Kansas City, Kansas.
The Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) is an American automobile club and sanctioning body supporting road racing, rallying, and autocross in the United States.
Sprint Center is a large, multi-use indoor arena in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.
Sprint Corporation is an American telecommunications company that provides wireless services and is an internet service provider.
A spur route is a usually short road forming a branch from a longer, more important route (typically a major road, freeway, Interstate Highway, or motorway).
In the United States, a state supreme court (known by other names in some states) is the ultimate judicial tribunal in the court system of a particular state (i.e., that state's court of last resort).
In physical geography, a steppe (p) is an ecoregion, in the montane grasslands and shrublands and temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands biomes, characterized by grassland plains without trees apart from those near rivers and lakes.
The Streamlined Sales Tax Project (SSTP), first organized in March 2000, is intended to simplify and modernize sales and use tax collection and administration in the United States.
Strike and dip refer to the orientation or attitude of a geologic feature.
Strong City is a city in Chase County, Kansas, United States.
A supercell is a thunderstorm characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft.
Supernatural is an American dark fantasy television series created by Eric Kripke.
Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.
Swedish Americans (Svenskamerikaner) are an American ethnic group of people who have ancestral roots from Sweden.
The Swope Park Rangers are a United Soccer League (USL) club affiliated with Sporting Kansas City of Major League Soccer.
Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve is a United States National Preserve located in the Flint Hills region of Kansas, north of Strong City.
Tatum Beatrice O'Neal (born November 5, 1963) is an American actress and author.
Tectonic uplift is the portion of the total geologic uplift of the mean Earth surface that is not attributable to an isostatic response to unloading.
Textron Aviation is the general aviation business unit of the Textron group that was formed in March 2014 following the acquisition of Beech Holdings which included the Beechcraft and Hawker Aircraft businesses.
The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Day After is an American television film that first aired on November 20, 1983, on the ABC television network.
The Plain Dealer is the major daily newspaper of Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is an American children's novel written by author L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W. W. Denslow, originally published by the George M. Hill Company in Chicago on May 17, 1900.
Thomas Edmund Dewey (March 24, 1902 – March 16, 1971) was an American lawyer, prosecutor, and politician.
Thomas Carr Frank (born March 21, 1965) is an American political analyst, historian, and journalist.
A ticket refers to a single election choice which fills more than one political office or seat.
Thomas Joseph Pendergast (July 22, 1872 – January 26, 1945) was an American political boss who controlled Kansas City and Jackson County, Missouri from 1925 to 1939.
The Topeka Golden Giants, also known as Goldsby's Golden Giants, was a minor league baseball team located in Topeka, Kansas.
Topeka (Kansa: Tó Pee Kuh) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the seat of Shawnee County.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
Tracey Mann (born 1976/77) is an American businessman and politician currently serving as the Lieutenant Governor of Kansas.
Truman Garcia Capotehttp://www.biography.com/people/truman-capote-9237547#early-life (born Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, playwright, and actor.
The Harry S. Truman Sports Complex is a sports and entertainment facility located in Kansas City, Missouri.
Tulsa International Airport is a civil-military airport five miles (8 km) northeast of downtown Tulsa, in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.
Tulsa is the second-largest city in the state of Oklahoma and 47th-most populous city in the United States.
Tyson Foods, Inc., also known by the public as Tyson Corporation, is an American multinational corporation based in Springdale, Arkansas, that operates in the food industry.
U.S. Route 50 (US 50) is a major east–west route of the U.S. Highway system, stretching just over from West Sacramento, California, to Ocean City, Maryland, on the Atlantic Ocean.
U.S. Route 54 (US 54) is an east–west United States highway that runs northeast-southwest for 1,197 miles (2,115 km) from Griggsville, Illinois to El Paso, Texas.
U.S. Route 69 (or US-69) is a major north-south U.S. Highway that runs from Port Arthur, Texas to Albert Lea, Minnesota.
U.S. Route 81 is a major north-south highway that extends for 1220 miles in the central United States and is one of the earliest United States Numbered Highways established in 1926 by the US Department of Agriculture Bureau of Public Roads.
U.S. Route 83 (US 83) is a major north–south U.S. Highways that extends in the central United States.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Udall is a city in Cowley County, Kansas, United States.
During the American Civil War (1861–1865), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America and specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states, as well as 4 border and slave states (some with split governments and troops sent both north and south) that supported it.
The Union Pacific Railroad (or Union Pacific Railroad Company and simply Union Pacific) is a freight hauling railroad that operates 8,500 locomotives over 32,100 route-miles in 23 states west of Chicago and New Orleans.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.
The United Soccer League (USL), formerly known as USL Pro, is a professional men's soccer league in the United States and Canada that began its inaugural season in 2011.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
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 Geological Survey (USGS, formerly simply Geological Survey) is a scientific agency of the United States government.
United States of Tara is an American television comedy-drama created by Diablo Cody, which aired on Showtime from 2009 to 2011.
The United States presidential election of 1936 was the thirty-eighth quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 1936.
The United States presidential election of 1996 was the 53rd quadrennial presidential election.
This is a United States territorial acquisitions and conquests list, beginning with American independence.
The University of Kansas, also referred to as KU or Kansas, is a public research university in the U.S. state of Kansas.
An urban heat island (UHI) is an urban area or metropolitan area that is significantly warmer than its surrounding rural areas due to human activities.
Vegetable farming is the growing of vegetables for human consumption.
The Verdigris River is a tributary of the Arkansas River in southeastern Kansas and northeastern Oklahoma in the United States.
Victoria is a city in Ellis County, Kansas, United States.
Village West is a $1,200,000,000, retail, dining and entertainment development that opened in 2002 in Kansas City, Kansas.
The Wakarusa River is a tributary of the Kansas River, approximately long,U.S. Geological Survey.
Wallace County (standard abbreviation: WA) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Walter Percy Chrysler (April 2, 1875 – August 18, 1940) was an American automotive industry executive and founder of Chrysler Corporation, now a part of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
The Washburn Institute of Technology (colloquially known as WU Tech) is an American institute of technology located in Topeka, Kansas.
Washburn University (WU) is a co-educational, public institution of higher learning in Topeka, Kansas, United States.
Wendell Lewis Willkie (born Lewis Wendell Willkie; February 18, 1892 – October 8, 1944) was an American lawyer and corporate executive, and the 1940 Republican nominee for President.
West Kansas was a proposed state of the United States, advocated by a short-lived secessionist movement in the 1990s.
West Mineral is a city in Cherokee County, Kansas, United States.
West Virginia is a state located in the Appalachian region of the Southern United States.
Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) is an American church known for its use of inflammatory hate speech, especially against LGBT+ people (homophobia and transphobia), Catholics (anti-Catholicism), Orthodox Christians (anti-Orthodoxy), Muslims (Islamophobia), Jews (antisemitism), Romani people (antiziganism), and U.S. soldiers and politicians (anti-Americanism).
The western honey bee or European honey bee (Apis mellifera) is the most common of the 7–12 species of honey bee worldwide.
The Western League of Professional Baseball Clubs, also called the Western League, was a minor league baseball league founded on February 11, 1885, and focused in the Midwestern United States.
The western meadowlark (Sturnella neglecta) is a medium-sized icterid bird, about in length.
The phrase "What would Jesus do?" (often abbreviated to WWJD) became popular, particularly in the United States but elsewhere as well, in the 1990s and as a personal motto for adherents of Christianity who used the phrase as a reminder of their belief in a moral imperative to act in a manner that would demonstrate the love of Jesus through the actions of the adherents.
What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America (2004) is a book by American journalist and historian Thomas Frank, which explores the rise of populist anti-elitist conservatism in the United States, centering on the experience of Kansas, Frank's native state.
Wheat is a grass widely cultivated for its seed, a cereal grain which is a worldwide staple food.
White Americans are Americans who are descendants from any of the white racial groups of Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, or in census statistics, those who self-report as white based on having majority-white ancestry.
White Cloud (Ioway: Chína Maxúthga pronounced or Chína Maxúhga pronounced, meaning "Village Cloud-White") is a city in Doniphan County, Kansas, United States.
In the United States, a White Hispanic is an American citizen or resident who is racially white and of Hispanic descent.
WIBW (580 AM) is a Topeka, Kansas, area news, talk, and sports radio station that airs such local programming such as NewsDay Now, The Danielle Norwood Show and SportsTalk with Jake Lebahn & Dan Lucero.
Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport is a commercial airport located about west of downtown Wichita, Kansas, United States.
The Wichita Force are a professional indoor football team based in Wichita, Kansas.
The Wichita State Shockers are the athletic teams that represent Wichita State University.
Wichita State University (WSU) is a public research university in Wichita, Kansas, United States, and governed by the Kansas Board of Regents.
In clear and calm weather in Colorado at 1:14 p.m. MDT on Friday, October 2, 1970, a chartered Martin 4-0-4 airliner crashed into a mountain eight miles (13 km) west of Silver Plume.
The Wichita Thunder are a minor league hockey team based in Wichita, Kansas.
The Wichita Wingnuts are an independent baseball team based in Wichita, Kansas, in the United States.
Wichita is the largest city in the U.S. state of Kansas.
James Butler Hickok (May 27, 1837 – August 2, 1876), better known as "Wild Bill" Hickok, was a folk hero of the American Old West known for his work across the frontier as a drover, wagon master, soldier, spy, scout, lawman, gunfighter, gambler, showman, and actor.
William Allen White (February 10, 1868 – January 29, 1944) was an American newspaper editor, politician, author, and leader of the Progressive movement.
William Clarke Quantrill (July 31, 1837 – June 6, 1865) was a Confederate guerrilla leader during the American Civil War.
Wilson is a city in Ellsworth County, Kansas, United States.
Winfield is a city and county seat of Cowley County, Kansas, United States.
Winter wheat (usually Triticum aestivum) are strains of wheat that are planted in the autumn to germinate and develop into young plants that remain in the vegetative phase during the winter and resume growth in early spring.
Women's suffrage (colloquial: female suffrage, woman suffrage or women's right to vote) --> is the right of women to vote in elections; a person who advocates the extension of suffrage, particularly to women, is called a suffragist.
Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th President of the United States from 1913 to 1921.
Workers' compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.
From the mid-1980s to September 2003, the inflation adjusted price of a barrel of crude oil on NYMEX was generally under $25/barrel.
The Wyandotte Constitution admitted Kansas as a free state, although it was not the first choice.
Wyandotte County (county code WY) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas.
Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp (March 19, 1848 – January 13, 1929) was an American Old West gambler, a deputy sheriff in Pima County, and deputy town marshal in Tombstone, Arizona Territory, who took part in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, during which lawmen killed three outlaw Cochise County Cowboys.
YRC Worldwide Inc. is an American holding company of freight shipping brands YRC Freight, YRC Reimer, New Penn, Holland and Reddaway.
The 1886 World Series was won by the St. Louis Browns (later the Cardinals) of the American Association over the Chicago White Stockings (later the Cubs) of the National League, four games to two.
The 1st Infantry Division is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously serving in the Regular Army.
The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.
The 2013 National Women's Soccer League season was the inaugural season of the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States.
The 2017 National Women's Soccer League season was the fifth season of the National Women's Soccer League, the top division of women's soccer in the United States.
The 37th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 37 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
The 40th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 40 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.
5-1-1 is a transportation and traffic information telephone hotline in some regions of the United States and Canada.
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