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Kansas.pptx

  1. 1. What is so Special AboutKansas?By : Inga Erdahl 4-1<br />
  2. 2. Land and Climate<br />Kansas is the fifteenth largest state in the United States. It is very hot in the summer.<br />Kansas is cold in the winter though. Kansas is mainly flatlands except for Western Kansas.<br />
  3. 3. Resources and Industry<br />Kansas is the top producer of wheat in the U.S. . Farms cover 90% of Kansas but beef cattle make 60% of farm earnings.<br />
  4. 4. Historical Events and Landmarks<br />Kansas became a state in 1861 many American Indian tribes lived in Kansas.<br />United States leaders thought no one would want to move to Kansas.<br />
  5. 5. Amazing Places<br />Robert Merrell Gage made a sculpture called Mother and Child. It was dedicated to pioneer women.<br />Santa Fe Trail Markers are still standing. The Kansas Museum of History is in Topeka. There are very colorful exhibits there.<br />
  6. 6. Cities In Kansas<br />Topeka is the capitol of Kansas. Smith Center is close to the exact center if the United states.<br />The largest cities in Kansas are Wichita, Kansas City and Overland Park.<br />
  7. 7. WOW Facts<br /> Abraham Lincoln said if he went anywhere west he’d go to Kansas.<br />The largest ball of twine is in Kansas and the nickname is the Sunflower State.<br />
  8. 8. Summary <br />In Kansas there are lots of Sunflowers their state song is Home on the Range and the state bird is Western Meadowlark! If you like those things you should go to Kansas!<br />
  9. 9. Works Cited <br />Kansas <br />Anne Welsbacher<br />Abdo and daughters<br />1998<br />Kansas<br />Scott Ingram<br />World Almanac Library<br />2002<br />www.CultureGrams.com<br />

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