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Important Dates in Kansas
Important Dates in Kansas

Kansas Territory Defined
Kansas Territory Defined

Battle of Black Jack
Battle of Black Jack
the first battle of the Civil War

Wyandotte Constitution
Wyandotte Constitution
the constitution under which Kansas was admitted as a state

Fort Larned
Fort Larned
a National Historic Site

Fort Wallace
Fort Wallace
the westernmost frontier post in Kansas

Annie Diggs
Annie Diggs
supporter of the Populist movement, temperance, and women's suffrage

Isaac Goodnow
Isaac Goodnow
co-founder of Manhattan

Brewster Higley
Brewster Higley
writer of Home on the Range

Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
founder of Topeka

Walter Augustus Huxman
Walter Augustus Huxman
Governor of Kansas, 1937-1939

Alfred Mossman Landon
Alfred Mossman Landon
Governor of Kansas, 1933-1937; presidential candidate

James Henry Lane
James Henry Lane
one of the first two U.S. Senators from Kansas

Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy
Kathryn O'Loughlin McCarthy
the first Democrat ever elected to the U.S. Congress from her district

Joseph McCoy
Joseph Geating McCoy
cattle shipper; "founder of Abilene"

Benjamin Sanford Paulen
Benjamin Sanford Paulen
Governor of Kansas, 1925-1929

Susanna Madora Salter
Susanna Madora Salter
the first woman Mayor in Kansas

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