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					KANSAS
   Third Grade
 Ms. Amy Horstick
State Facts
 • Capitol: Topeka
 • Admission to statehood:
   January 29, 1861
 • Bird: Western Meadowlark
 • Flower: Sunflower
 • Nickname: Sunflower State
 • Tree: Cottonwood
Amelia Earhart
• Atchison, Kansas
• First woman to fly solo across
  Atlantic Ocean
William Allen White

          • Emporia, Kansas
          • Newspaper editor
Laura Ingalls Wilder

• Indian Territory,
  Kansas
• Traveled across
  prairie land with
  family
John Brown
     • Osawatomie,
       Kansas
     • Abolished slavery
Buffalo Bill Cody

• Leavenworth, Kansas
• Scout on the prairie
Susan B. Anthony

      • Women’s Rights
        Campaigner
      • Abolitionist
      • Educational Performer
Bob Dole
• Russell, Kansas
• Kansas senator
• Nominee for
  president
Dwight D. Eisenhower

          • Abilene, Kansas
          • 34th President
                 Credits
Famous Kansas, Women
   http://www.kshs.org/people/women.htm
Kansas State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps
   Song
   http://www.50states.com/kansas.htm
Famous Kansas People
http://www2.kansas.mcpherson.com/~kansas/famous.peo
   ple/famous.peop.html
William Allen White
   http://www.kshs.org/portraits/white_william.htm
Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl
http://webpages.marshall.edu/~irby1/laura/frames.html
John Brown
   http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aia/part4/4p1550.html
Buffalo Bill

				
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