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For Women’s Rights!

_____________ Kansas became a state in 1861 and from the start, Kansas women have been integral in campaigning for their right to vote. They began with fighting for rights in district school elections, where they accomplished limited voting rights for widows with children. Kansas women, and the organizations they led, continued fight, and won the …

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Sunflowers face east

_____________ The Kansas state flower, the Sunflower, faces the sun throughout the day. Well, the young flowers do. Here’s the reason. The sunflower broad center contains up to 2,000 tiny flowers. They need to maximize their sunlight intake. So, from sunrise to its set, sunflowers follow the sun in the sky. They face east in …

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