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  • An Essay On Kansas

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    Kansas Kansas has many state parks and the popular place is the monument rocks and the castle rocks. The monument rocks and the castle rocks have fossils in ancient chalks in plain western Kansas which is a spectacular landmark. The chalk was deposited during the Cretaceous period of geological history about 80 million years ago, when the central interior was covered by sea. The fossils were like shark teeth, fish bones, even dinosaur bones, and other sea creatures. The fossils in the chalk

  • Kansa Essay

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    Kansas: Beneath the Surface Kansas is home to many interesting places and things, like the world’s largest ball of twine in Cawker City, or S.P. Dinsmoor’s Garden of Eden in Lucas. What if I told you that some of Kansas’s most interesting attractions are located just beneath your shoes. Don’t believe me? Check out these six unique places located below the Kansas prairies. 1. Strataca - Hutchinson Since the Permian Wellington Formation was first tapped into in 1887, the salt industry in Hutchinson

  • The Incident Of Fort Scott, Kansas

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    The move to Fort Scott, Kansas was one of the weirds days of my life so I thought. You see, I had never in my whole life been outside of the Kansas City area until I was forced to leave my grandparent’s home. Kansas City was the only place that I knew. The sounds of police cars going up and down the streets all night with sirens. To the waking in the middle of the night with red and blue lights flashing though the curtains and every now and then to the sound of gun shots or even the smell of BBQ

  • Bleeding Kansas Analysis

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    While the events in Kansas spurred debates in Congress and in many ways added to the growing divide between North and South, the violence did not spread outside of Kansas and there were no large scale battles between proslavery and antislavery groups. Much of the credit for the maintenance of relative law and order is owed to the United States Army. The Army acted as a peace keeping force between the two opposing political factions, often called in by the Governor to assist in disbanding militias

  • Kansas City Missouri For The Fiscal Year Essay

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    Kansas City, Missouri is located at the intersection of the Kansas and Missouri rivers. It is the biggest city in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area; the most crowded city in Missouri, the seventh biggest city in the Midwest, and the 39th most crowded city in America. Additionally, the location of the city makes it an ideal transportation hub and the most geo-focal market in the country, since three interstate highways serve it. Kansas City has a diverse economy including health care, telecommunications

  • Wichita Kansas Presidential Breakdown And Election Analysis

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    Wichita Kansas Presidential Breakdown & Election Analysis Who did Wichita vote for? Wichita, Kansas is situated in Sedgwick County. The result was a 56.1% vote for Donald Trump, while Hillary Clinton received 36.9% of the vote. Gary Johnson received 4.9% and Jill Stein received 2.1%. Similarly, the overall Kansas state vote was as follows: 57.2% (Trump), 36.1% (Clinton), 4.7% (Johnson), and 2% (Stein). This is from both Politico and Wichita newspapers. The significance of an overwhelming vote for

  • Bleeding Kansas Essay

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    Bleeding Kansas The Compromise of 1850 brought relative calm to the nation. Though most blacks and abolitionists strongly opposed the Compromise, the majority of Americans embraced it, believing that it offered a final, workable solution to the slavery question. Most importantly, it saved the Union from the terrible split that many had feared. People were all too ready to leave the slavery controversy behind them and move on. But the feeling of relief that spread throughout the country would prove

  • Prenatal Care in Early 20th Century Kansas Essay

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    baby. Kansas attempted to raise awareness of the importance of prenatal care to the general public starting in the early 1900s with “The Kansas Mother’s Manual.” Many women in Kansas followed the guidelines issued within the handbooks, lectures, and posters. Yet, the women in the Southeast Kansas coal mining towns were disadvantaged when it came to prenatal care and childbirth. Infant mortality rates were quite high

  • My First Year At Kansas City Athletic Cheer

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    success badly, whenever something went wrong in a stunt or pyramid we would often blame others for our mistakes. Very quickly I learned blaming others and putting them down was not going to result in success. There was an instance my third year at Kansas CIty Athletic Cheer where I did not get along with a certain individual on the team. We bickered and she got on my nerves extremely easily. I knew that outside the gym I did not have to like her, but since they were a teammate I had to respect

  • The Role of Railroad Companies, Farmers, and Cowboys in the Development of Kansas

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    unemployment rates and low wages in many cities forced many to look to new opportunities in cities and elsewhere. This included the newly expanded west. In the 1880s Kansas had three dominating groups- railroad companies, farmers, and cowboys. All three dealt with individual triumphs and struggles when developing the West and specifically Kansas in the later part of the 19th century. Railroads spent most of the 1880s concerned with previous legislation, farmers worried about land allotment and surviving