Kansas

 Kansas KAN-zəs is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansa Native American tribe which inhabited the area. The tribe's name 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. Residents of Kansas are called "Kansans." For thousands of years, what is now Kansas was home to numerous and diverse Native American tribes. Tribes in the Eastern part of the state generally lived in villages along the river valleys. Tribes in the Western part of the state were semi-nomadic and hunted large herds of bison. Kansas was first settled by European Americans in the 1830s, but the pace of settlement accelerated in the 1850s, in the midst of political wars over the slavery issue.

When it was officially opened to settlement by the U.S. government in 1854, abolitionist Free-Staters from New England and pro-slavery settlers from neighboring Missouri rushed to the territory to determine whether Kansas would become a free state or a slave state. Thus, the area was a hotbed of violence and chaos in its early days as these forces collided, and was known as Bleeding Kansas. The abolitionists eventually prevailed and on January 29, 1861, Kansas entered the Union as a free state. After the Civil War, the population of Kansas grew rapidly when waves of immigrants turned the prairie into farmland. Today, Kansas is one of the most productive agricultural states, producing high yields of wheat, sorghum, and sunflowers. Kansas is the 15th most extensive and the 34th most populous of the 50 United States.


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Tennessee Theatre, Knoxville
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Crest Theatre - Sacramento, Sacramento
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Kansas 05/17/2014 8:00PM
Red Rock Casino, Las Vegas
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Kansas 05/29/2014 8:00PM
NYCB Theatre at Westbury, Westbury
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Kansas 05/30/2014 8:00PM
Bergen Performing Arts Center, Englewood
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Kansas 06/06/2014 8:00PM
Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Nashville
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Kansas 06/15/2014 TBA
The Hudson Gardens & Event Center, Littleton
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Kansas 06/20/2014 8:00PM
Tioga Downs, Nichols
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Kansas 07/05/2014 7:00PM
The Aztec Theatre , San Antonio
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Kansas 09/13/2014 8:00PM
Choctaw Casino Hotel - Pocola CenterStage , Pocola
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