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  Kansas City, Missouri - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Kansas City is a city in Clay, Cass, Jackson, and Platte counties in Missouri.
The area was renamed the Town of Kansas (after the local Kanza Indians) in 1839 and the town was incorporated by the state of Missouri as the City of Kansas on March 28, 1853.
The City was connected to the telegraph system in 1858, to the railway in 1864 (with a bridge crossing the river in 1869) and the first aircraft landed at the Municipal Airport in 1927.
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 MSN Encarta - Kansas City (Missouri)
Kansas City was first christened the Town of Kansas, but in 1853 the town was renamed the City of Kansas, and in 1889 it was officially rechristened Kansas City.
Kansas City, Kansas, (the third largest city in Kansas at the 2000 census) and Leavenworth are old established cities on the Kansas side.
Metropolitan Kansas City is an island of growth in the midst of a large area of declining population.
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 Kansas City, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The area was renamed the Town of Kansas (after the local Kanza Indians) in 1839 and the town was incorporated by the state ofMissouri as the City of Kansas on March 28, 1853.
The City was connected to the telegraph system in 1858, to the railway in 1864 (with a bridge crossing the river in 1869) and the firstaircraft landed at the Municipal Airport in 1927.
In the city the population is spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 32.5% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from45 to 64, and 11.7% who are 65 years of age or older.
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 A History of Kansas City, Missouri
The City of Kansas area got a strong taste of the Civil War during the Battle of Westport Oct. 21-23, 1864, said to be the largest and most decisive Union-Confederate clash in Missouri.
The Kansas City stockyard was founded in 1870, and the Kansas City Livestock Exchange there, in its heyday early in the 20th century, was the largest building in the world devoted exclusively to livestock interests.
Kansas City by the beginning of World War I had grown to 248,000 persons, no small part of which was due to an annexation approved by voters April 6, 1909, that more than doubled the size of the city -- from 25.4 square miles to 59.7 square miles.
www.kcmo.org /kcmo.nsf/web/kchistory?opendocument   (1639 words)

  
 Westport Insurance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Westport was first settled in 1670 and was officially incorporated in 1787.
In the city the population is spread out with 31.9% under the age of 18, 15.3% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 12.5% who are 65 years of age or older.
The Town of Westport is on the eastern border of the county.
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 Kansas City, Missouri
The city's industry was cattle, from the 1860s it had one of the largest cattle markets in America.
By 1915 the city had grown to 250,000 people but from then until 1940 the city was effectively run by one man, "Boss" Tom Pendergast, and "Crime and vice...
Kansas City also has a large pharmaceutical industry, with companies such as Bayer and Aventis Pharmaceuticals having large presences there.
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 Articles - Kansas City, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Often abbreviated KCMO, Kansas City is the center of the Kansas City metropolitan area, the second largest metropolitan area in Missouri and 27th in the United States.
As the city and surrounding metropolitan area is consistently growing, the Globalization and World Cities Study Group and Network, a project of Birmingham University in the United Kingdom recently designated Kansas City a city with the potential of attaining world city status.
The City was connected to the telegraph system in 1858, to the railway in 1864 and the first aircraft landed at the Municipal Airport in 1927.
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 Kansas City
Kansas City, Missouri, the second city of the state, ranking next to St. Louis, is the county seat of Jackson County, and is the second live-stock market and meat-packing city in the United States.
The city is situated at the confluence of the Missouri and the Kansas (or Kaw) rivers.
Kansas City originated in a fur trading post called Westport Landing, and when the town was organized in 1838 the word Kansas was spelled Kanzas, after the Kanzas tribe of Indians.
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 Kansas City, Missouri-537
Kansas City, the City of Fountains, is located in the "Heart of America." The area is an air, trucking and rail hub with strong international ties.
The maximum distance from Kansas City to anywhere in the contiguous United States is approximately 1,900 miles, or half the distance from coast to coast.
Kansas City has a rich history and played a major role as a gateway for pioneers heading West along the Oregon, California and Santa Fe trails.
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 Kite aerial photography, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City is located at the junction of the Kansas and Missouri rivers.
The Missouri and Kansas river valleys are visible in the distance.
The skyline of downtown Kansas City is visible on the horizon, with the landmark television tower of station KCPT.
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 ipedia.com: Kansas City, Missouri Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Often abbreviated KCMO, Kansas City is the center of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, the second largest metropolitan a...
Kansas City Chiefs (National Football League) at Arrowhead Stadium
Kansas City Knights (American Basketball Association) at Kemper Arena
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 Lansing, Kansas - brought to you by LASR - Leisure And Sport Review
Lansing, KS The community of Lansing was incorporated as an official city of Kansas in 1959, but early development of the community can be traced to the 1860's when the United States experienced significant westward expansion.
The development of Lansing was influenced primarily by establishment in 1827 of Fort Leavenworth and subsequent settlement of the City of Leavenworth to the north.
Population from the communities of Leavenworth, Kickapoo, and Delaware City, as well as from Missouri were attracted to the area for employment and economic opportunities.
www.lasr.net /pages/city.php?City_ID=KS0502007   (567 words)

  
 Introduction to Missouri - The Show Me State Capital Jefferson City
The Missouri quarter is the fourth quarter of 2003, and the 24th in the 50 State Quarters® Program.
Missouri became the 24th state on August 10, 1821, as a part of the Missouri Compromise.
The Missouri quarter depicts Lewis and Clark’s historic return to St. Louis down the Missouri River, with the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial (Gateway Arch) in the background.
www.netstate.com /states/intro/mo_intro.htm   (1115 words)

  
 KC SJ Diocese Policy Manual
Persons seeking sacramental documentation from parishes in Kansas City or St. Joseph may be asked to supply a street address or part of the city in which the person lived.
One point of confusion for the metropolitan Kansas City area: during Bishop Cody’s tenure, he decided that since St. Mary Parish in Independence had first claim on the title, all other St. Mary parishes in the area would be given titles of the Blessed Mother.
The Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas is located in the state of Kansas.
www.diocese-kcsj.org /policy/LocateRecords.html   (3751 words)

  
 VisitKC.com - Kansas City Visitor Information
Kansas City is just like the food it's famous for: spicy, sizzling, casual and friendly.
Kansas City comes alive during the holiday season with many festive events and activities.
Kansas City's holiday lights radiate throughout the metro area.
www.visitkc.com /visitor_info/visitor_info_home.cfm   (254 words)

  
 Kansas City, Missouri (Cities)
Kansas City is located in Jackson County and it is the county seat.
Today, Kansas City is the largest wheat and farm distribution center in the country and the largest city in a metropolitan area of 1.6 million people.
Kansas City is part of the Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas metro area.
www.ohwy.com /mo/k/kansasci.htm   (272 words)

  
 Career in Dentistry FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions)
Kansas City ranks second in housing affordability among the nation's major cities.
Although Kansas City is a large (1.7 million plus) metropolitan area, it is a friendly city with annual events, fairs and festivals.
The UMKC School of Dentistry clinics are fortunate to be able to attract a large patient population from the five-county, bi-state metropolitan area of Kansas City.
dentistry.umkc.edu /about/FAQ.htm   (2442 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Westport, Kansas City, Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
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The community thrived during the mid-1800s as an outfitter for migrants traveling any of the four now-historic trails (Oregon, California, Santa Fe and Lewis and Clark) which went through the area.
It was annexed by Kansas City in 1897.
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 The Quarterage Hotel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Established as the town of Kansas in 1850, the area has grown through its rich heritage.
Kansas City is known as the "Heart of America" located centrally withing 250 miles of both the geographic and population centers of the nation.
The maximum distance from Kansas City to anywhere in the U.S. is approximately 1,900 miles or half the distance from coast to coast.
www.quarteragehotel.com /AboutCity.shtml   (129 words)

  
 Truman Library - Edward Jacobson Papers
Through this friendship, Jacobson-a Kansas City haberdasher who never sought public office in his life-played an important part in the founding of the modern state of Israel.
Eddie Jacobson and Harry Truman met in Kansas City as young men and renewed their acquaintance during World War I, when they served together in the 129th Field Artillery.
Financial records, legal documents, and correspondence relating to the Kansas City haberdashery operated by Truman and Jacobson.
www.trumanlibrary.org /hstpaper/jacobson.htm   (1340 words)

  
 BlogKC - News, info, politics, and more from Kansas City, Missouri.
Kansas City Brigade is the name of the Arena Football League team starting up in January.
It should be an interesting contrast when the two meet early next year at the Sprint campus for their summit on economic development and scientific research in the KC region.
KMBC-TV 9 and The Star both report that a group of employees at the Leawood, KS City Hall have been suspended for participating in a betting pool on KCMO’s 2005 murder rate.
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 Kansas Military Timeline - Kansas State Historical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
This encounter with the U.S. Cavalry was the last Indian battle in Kansas.
The site--Squaws Den Battleground--drew its name from the pit in which the women and children were placed after helping to dig rifle pits for the warriors.
Stearman, a graduate of Kansas State Agricultural College, working with Walter Beech and Clyde Cessna, formed Travel Air Manufacturing in Wichita.
www.kshs.org /genealogists/military/timeline.htm   (698 words)

  
 Southmoreland on the Plaza Bed and Breakfast - Kansas City, Missouri - BBOnline.com / Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Kansas City's famous Country Club Plaza is just two blocks away and offers more than 180 specialty shops and restaurants.
Since opening in 1990, the Inn has earned the reputation as Kansas City’s, and one of the nation's, premiere bed & breakfast properties.
Each room is named after a famous Kansas citizen and has a special feature such as a treetop deck, fireplace or Jacuzzi.
www.bbonline.com /mo/southmoreland   (211 words)

  
 ACLU of Kansas and Western Missouri   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The Kansas Supreme Court today unanimously struck down part of a law that sent a gay teenager to prison for over 17 years, when a heterosexual teen would have served only 15 months for the same act.
A lesbian who has spent her life helping children is challenging a Missouri policy barring lesbian and gay people from serving as foster parents.
Lisa Johnston, who is represented by the American Civil Liberties Union, brought a challenge to the law in state court after an administrative judge, who found her to be otherwise “exceptionally” qualified to foster parent, denied her application solely because she is a lesbian.
www.acluozarks.org   (514 words)

  
 Kansas City, MO:
The archivists of Kansas City Parks, Recreation and Boulevards are working to preserve and organize valuable historical photographs and documents that trace the development of the parks system in Kansas City, Missouri.
In addition, the archives has a photograph collection, and architectural drawing collection that chronicle the history of Kansas City Parks and Boulevards that may be viewed at the Archives.
George E. Kessler was the major designer of the Kansas City, Missouri, Parks and Boulevard system during the 1890s.
www.kcmo.org /parks.nsf/web/archives?opendocument   (2791 words)

  
 Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas, Outdoors Recreation
If you live in or near Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas and you like the outdoors you're in luck.
Kansas River, Kansas, Close to Lawrence, 46 miles away, class II, 0.1 miles long.
Elk River, Kansas, Elk Falls, 143 miles away, class III, 1 miles long.
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 Kansas City, Missouri Detailed Profile - travel and real estate info, jobs, hotels, hospitals, weather, schools, crime, ...
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Kansas City, Missouri business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...
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..In fact, Westport is the whole community of neighborhoods, businesses, and civic institutions between Crown Center and the Country Club Plaza.
Subjects: Westport, Midtown, Kansas City, Missouri--History, McCoy, John C. Item Type: Citation - Magazine
Kansas City Public Library : 14 West 10th Street : Kansas City, MO 64105
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