Outline of Kansas


Outline of Kansas
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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

Geography of Kansas

Main article: Geography of Kansas

Places in Kansas

Environment of Kansas

  • Climate of Kansas
  • Geology of Kansas
  • Superfund sites in Kansas
  • Wildlife of Kansas
    • Fauna of Kansas
      • Birds of Kansas
      • Reptiles
        • Snakes of Kansas

Natural geographic features of Kansas

Regions of Kansas

Administrative divisions of Kansas

An enlargeable map of the 105 counties of the State of Kansas

Demography of Kansas

Main article: Demographics of Kansas

Government and politics of Kansas

Main article: Government of Kansas and Politics of Kansas

Branches of the government of Kansas

Executive branch of the government of Kansas

Legislative branch of the government of Kansas

Judicial branch of the government of Kansas

Law and order in Kansas

Main article: Law of Kansas

Laws by type

Military in Kansas

History of 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
An enlargeable map of the 105 counties 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

Main article: Sports in Kansas

Economy and infrastructure of Kansas

Main article: Economy of Kansas

Education in Kansas

Main article: Education in Kansas

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census.gov" (PDF). http://www.census.gov/geo/www/us_regdiv.pdf. 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. A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, ch. 10, vol. 1
  5. ^ "Kansas Signage". roadsideamerica.com. http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/KSPRAwatertowers.html. Retrieved 2007-03-26. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Kansas". http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/20000.html. 

External links

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