United States #4493 (2011)

Kansas Statehood

On January 29, 1861, Kansas was admitted to the United States as the 34th state to enter the Union. Located on the eastern edge of the Great Plains in the Midwestern U.S., the region was the home of nomadic Native American tribes who hunted the vast herds of bison (often called “buffalo”). Kansas is named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which is often said to mean “people of … Continue reading Kansas Statehood