Outline of Kansas

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The location of the state of Kansas in the United States of America

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the U.S. state of Kansas:

KansasU.S. state located in the Midwestern United States.[1] It is named after the Kansas River which flows through it, which in turn was named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area.[2] The tribe's name (natively kką:ze) is often said to mean "people of the wind" or "people of the south wind," although this was probably not the term's original meaning.[3][4]

General reference

An enlargeable map of the state of Kansas

Geography of Kansas

Geography of Kansas

Places in Kansas

Environment of Kansas

Natural geographic features of Kansas

Regions of Kansas

Administrative divisions of Kansas

Demography of Kansas

Demographics of Kansas

Government and politics of Kansas

Branches of the government of Kansas

Government of Kansas

Executive branch of the government of Kansas

Legislative branch of the government of Kansas

Judicial branch of the government of Kansas

Courts of Kansas

Law and order in Kansas

Law of Kansas

Laws by type

Military in Kansas

History of Kansas

History of Kansas, by period

The location of the state of Kansas in the United States of America
An enlargeable map of the state of Kansas

History of Kansas, by region

History of Kansas, by subject

Culture of Kansas

Culture of Kansas

The Arts in Kansas

Sports in Kansas

Sports in Kansas

Economy and infrastructure of Kansas

Economy of Kansas

Education in Kansas

Education in Kansas

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census.gov" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-01-07. Retrieved 2010-07-31.
  2. ^ John Koontz, p.c.
  3. ^ Rankin, Robert. 2005. "Quapaw." In Native Languages of the Southeastern United States, eds. Heather K. Hardy and Janine Scancarelli. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, pg. 492
  4. ^ Connelley, William E. 1918. Indians Archived 2007-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, ch. 10, vol. 1
  5. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Kansas". Archived from the original on 2012-05-03.

External links

Wikimedia Atlas of Kansas

  • Access documents, photographs, and other primary sources on Kansas Memory, the Kansas State Historical Society's digital portal
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