Outline of Kansas

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The location of the state of Kansas in the United States of America
Main article: Kansas

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[edit]

An enlargeable map of the state of Kansas

Geography of Kansas[edit]

Main article: Geography of Kansas

Places in Kansas[edit]

Environment of Kansas[edit]

Natural geographic features of Kansas[edit]

Regions of Kansas[edit]

Administrative divisions of Kansas[edit]

Demography of Kansas[edit]

Government and politics of Kansas[edit]

Main articles: [[:Government of Kansas]] and [[:Politics of Kansas]]

Branches of the government of Kansas[edit]

Main article: Government of Kansas

Executive branch of the government of Kansas[edit]

Legislative branch of the government of Kansas[edit]

Judicial branch of the government of Kansas[edit]

Main article: Courts of Kansas

Law and order in Kansas[edit]

Main article: Law of Kansas

Laws by type[edit]

Military in Kansas[edit]

History of Kansas[edit]

History of Kansas, by period[edit]

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[edit]

History of Kansas, by subject[edit]

Culture of Kansas[edit]

Culture of Kansas

The Arts in Kansas[edit]

Sports in Kansas[edit]

Main article: Sports in Kansas

Economy and infrastructure of Kansas[edit]

Main article: Economy of Kansas

Education in Kansas[edit]

Main article: Education in Kansas

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census.gov" (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. Retrieved 2007-03-26. 
  6. ^ "U.S. Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts Kansas". 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Kansas