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[edit]

An enlargeable map of the state of Kansas

Geography of Kansas[edit]

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]

Demographics of Kansas

Government and politics of Kansas[edit]

Branches of the government of Kansas[edit]

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]

Courts of Kansas

Law and order in Kansas[edit]

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]

Sports in Kansas

Economy and infrastructure of Kansas[edit]

Economy of Kansas

Education in Kansas[edit]

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