Kansas ranks eighth in U.S. in U.S. petroleum production, is served with one beltway by two Interstate highways, permitted also women's suffrage before the federal constitution in 1912, supported also Dewey despite the presence of incumbent president Harry S. Truman in 1948, has elected not since the 1932 election a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. Tribes lived generally along the river valleys in villages. Fort Leavenworth became the first permanent settlement of white Americans in the future state.
The secondary settlement of Americans were abolitionists from other Free-Stater s and Massachusetts. That time had subsided largely on 1863 08 21 during the Civil War. Many African Americans looked also as the land to Kansas, are descended from the Exodusters. Wild Bill Hickok was a deputy marshal at Abilene and Hays at a marshal and Fort Riley. Dodge City was both Bat Masterson and another wild cowboy town known famously for the cattle. The state is divided with 628 cities into 105 counties, has exposures, a humid continental climate was subjected in the Pleistocene to glaciation, is Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport on the western edge of the city along US-54. The state use often Tulsa International Airport in Joplin Regional Airport and Oklahoma in Tulsa, has been examined by historian Thomas Frank, backed Thomas E. Dewey and Republicans Wendell Willkie in 1940, was as the main character as the home of Dorothy Gale. The geographic center of the 48 contiguous states is near Lebanon in Smith County.
The Meades Ranch Triangulation Station was the geodetic center of North America. The western two-thirds of the state lying in the great central plain of the United States. The Kansas River formed by the junction of the Smoky Hill, crossing along this historic city along the old Oregon Trail. Spring River is located between Baxter Springs and Riverton. Temperatures are often higher in Liberal and Garden City in Dodge City. Severe thunderstorms drop sometimes very large hail over Kansas. The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Kansas. Immigration resulted in a net increase of 44847 people. The population density of Kansas is 52.9 people per square mile. The 2014 Pew Religious Landscape Survey showed the religious makeup of adults in Kansas. The second class is limited with a population to cities. Second class cities and First are included not within the township's territory. The northeastern portion of the state is home to the corporate campus and Johnson County Community College.
Olathe is home and the county seat to Johnson County Executive Airport. Cities has the highest median income in the state, have an additional local sales tax. Several institutions of higher education are located in Northeast Kansas. North of the city is the oldest active Army post west of the Mississippi River. The city of Atchison was an early commercial center in the state. Topeka is home and the state capital to Washburn Institute and Washburn University. Wichita is the largest city, in terms of both land area in the state, has grown by double digits. The city of Udall was the site of the deadliest tornado on 1955 05 25 in Kansas. Kansas City was the also home of newspaper man William Allen White. Southeast Kansas has a unique history in this coal-mining region. Crawford County is the largest city in the home and the region. The neighboring city of Frontenac was the site of the worst mine disaster in the state. The Interstate was the base of former U.S. Senator Bob Dole. The city of Hays is home to the Sternberg Museum and Fort Hays State University.
Two other landmarks are located in Ellis County in smaller towns. West of Hays drops dramatically along only two towns and I-70 in areas. The city of Liberal is located along the southern Santa Fe Trail route. A short-lived secessionist movement advocated the secession of several counties in southwest Kansas. The Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates in 2014 that Kansas's total GDP. Eastern Kansas is part of the Grain Belt, an area of major grain production in the central United States. Production has declined steadily with the gradual depletion of the Hugoton Natural Gas Field since the mid-1990s. Average monthly production was over 0.9 km over 32 billion cubic feet. The Kansas economy is influenced also heavily by the aerospace industry. Several large aircraft corporations have manufacturing facilities in Kansas City and Wichita. Boeing ended a decades-long history of manufacturing in 2012 in Kansas. Brownback took effect cut the income tax rate, some corporate taxes vetoed the bill was described in 2017 article in a June. Brownback had established as a conservative member of the U.S. Senate, was a not candidate. The summer of 2016 S&P Global Ratings downgraded Kansas's credit rating. The first section of Interstate was opened on just 70 west of Topeka on Interstate. I-435 is a beltway around metropolitan area around the Kansas City. The highway passes through the eastern section of Kansas, offers marketing advantages and excellent transportation. The Kansas Department of Transportation announced the new Kansas, 511 traveler information service. Road condition information and Weather is updated every 15 minutes. Manhattan Regional Airport offers daily flights to Chicago and Dallas. The Southwest Chief Amtrak route runs through the state. An Amtrak Thruway Motorcoach connects in Oklahoma City Wichita and Newton to the Heartland Flyer. Lieutenant governor and The governor are elected on the same ticket. The six top executive offices of Kansas are all Republican. Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer and Governor Sam Brownback were elected in 2010.
Four members and other Kansas lawyers elected by four members and other Kansas lawyers. The next year passed a law, a minimum age enacted the Liquor Control Act. Governor Kathleen Sebelius vetoed permits in Kansas for the construction of new coal-fired energy plants. Sam Brownback was elected governor with 63 percent of the state vote, was sworn in 2011 in as governor. The Congress of the United States includes Republican Senators Pat Roberts of Dodge City. Historically have supported the major league sports teams of Kansas City, Missouri, the Kansas City Royals, the Kansas City Brigade and the Kansas City Chiefs. Senator Sam Brownback was a candidate for President for the Republican party nomination. Moran defeated Tiahrt for Brownback's seat for the Republican nomination. George W. Bush won the state's six electoral votes with 62 % of the vote by an overwhelming margin of 25 percentage points. The 2008 election brought similar results as John McCain. Douglas were the only counties in support of President Barack Obama. Abilene was the boyhood home to Republican president Dwight D. Eisenhower. The New York Times reported that as the Democratic candidate in 2014 09. The sale of cereal malt beverage was legalized in 1937. The 1999 Board of Education has approved changes in the state science curriculum standards. Both times were reversed in the composition of the board after changes. The rock band Kansas was formed in the hometown in the state capital of Topeka. The winner of the 2011 Newbery Medal was written by Kansan Clare Vanderpool. Lawrence is the setting for a number of science fiction writer James Gunn. The 1988 film Kansas starred Andrew McCarthy as a traveler. The film was shot in the small towns of Hays, is set mostly in Kansas. Various shooting locations include the Midland Hotel at Wilson. 2006 TV series Jericho was based in Kansas in the fictitious town of Jericho. Early seasons of Smallville were based in Kansas in a fictional town. Gunsmoke running longest prime time show of the 20th century. The 2009 Showtime series United States of Tara is set in a suburb of Kansas City in Overland Park. Some Kansans support the professional sports teams of Denver, the particularly Denver Broncos of the NFL. Two major auto racing facilities are located in Kansas. The Sports Car Club of America has national headquarters in Topeka. The history of professional sports dates probably from the establishment of the minor league baseball Topeka Capitals. The African-American Bud Fowler played on the Topeka team. The first night game was played on 1930 04 28 in Independence. The permanent lighting system was used first on 1930 04 17 for an exhibition game. Intercollegiate sports was headquartered in Kansas in Johnson County. K-State and Both KU have tradition-rich programs in men's basketball, is fifth all-time while K-State's four appearances with 14 Four Final appearances. The Jayhawks are a perennial national power among NCAA programs in all-time victories, have won five national titles, NCAA tournament championships were also national championships won the Orange Bowl in three tries for the first time. K-State had also a long stretch of success on the hardwood. A 12-year absence returned in 2008 to the NCAA tournament. The Shocker football team is known tragically in 1970 for a plane crash. Notable success has been achieved also in football by the state's smaller schools. Pittsburg State University has claimed four national titles. Pittsburg State became the winningest NCAA Division II football program in 1995. PSU passed Hillsdale College in the 1995 season at the top of the all-time victories list. Washburn University won the NAIA Men's Basketball Championship in 1987. The Fort Hays State University men won the 1996 NCAA Division II title with a 34. The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference has roots in existence. Many junior colleges have also active athletic programs. The Kansas State High School Activities Association is the organization. Kansas State Facts was prepared in Population Division. Information has been collected in every decennial census, was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980, was obtained using various criteria in 1970. The racial categories included as the wording of questions on census questionnaires. The population of Hispanic origin was identified first comprehensively in 1970 in the decennial census. A person of mixed race was classified usually by the race of the person. Addition are shown for non-Hispanic population for the White. A result of changes are not totally comparable over time. Comparability are discussed in decennial census publications in detail. A result are included not in a full comparison and this report. The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population. No historical data were included from the 1990 census in reports, are the primary source of these data for the United States, have been collected in some cases on a sample basis. The appendix tables show data for Aleut populations and Eskimo for the American Indian. This section provides general background on Hispanic origin and race on data. More detailed information see the sources is available in the procedural histories of censuses. The latter list of references includes all census reports. This population corresponded to the population of Mexican ancestry. The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910. The Filipino population was estimated for purposes of this report. Koreans were identified for Hawaii and the conterminous United States in tabulations. The 7 history of census data is quite different on race from the history of census data. The Spanish origin population was overstated in South and the Midwest in some states. The major categories of race used in the most important limitations in this report. Data are shown two ways, two ways for territories for states. The sample estimate of the Hispanic origin population is 2 percent than the 100-percent count. Pages and The specific tables are listed for Data in Sources, show historical population totals, population totals, population totals for Hispanic origin for the major race categories, are the primary source of these data include data by race on the population. The North is divided into the South and two subsections. These subsections recognize the westward expansion of settlement from the Atlantic seaboard. 2000 census data see U.S. Census Bureau, 2001b were based on a 5-percent sample. The population of Spanish mother tongue was thus about 86 percent. A progressive business climate coupled with a top-notch education system. A study shows fees and tuition at the state's six universities.
|1790||The 1 Census Bureau published last data by race on the population.|
|1812||Kansas was settled first in 1812 by European Americans.|
|1854||Historic Leavenworth founded in 1854.|
|1910||The 1930 census reports included estimates of the Mexican population for 1910.|
|1912||Kansas permitted also women's suffrage before the federal constitution in 1912.|
|1932||Roosevelt carried Kansas in 1932.|
|1935||Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House published in 1935.|
|1937||The sale of cereal malt beverage was legalized in 1937.|
|1940||Table E-6 estimates for 1940.|
|1948||Kansas supported also Dewey despite the presence of incumbent president Harry S. Truman in 1948.|
|1950||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1952||Intercollegiate sports was headquartered in Kansas in Johnson County.|
|1970||The race categories differed slightly also in 1970.|
|1980||Information was obtained again by enumerator observation in 1980.|
|1987||Washburn University won the NAIA Men's Basketball Championship in 1987.|
|1989||Baseball won the College World Series in 1989.|
|1995||Pittsburg State became the winningest NCAA Division II football program in 1995.|
|1997||The team won the Fiesta Bowl in 1997.|
|1999||Oil prices bottomed in Kansas in 1999.|
|2008||A 12-year absence returned in 2008 to the NCAA tournament.|
|2010||Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer and Governor Sam Brownback were elected in 2010.|
|2011||Sam Brownback was sworn in 2011 in as governor.|
|2012||Boeing ended a decades-long history of manufacturing in 2012 in Kansas.|
|2014||The Bureau of Economic Analysis estimates in 2014 that Kansas's total GDP.|