Spanish explores claim Kansas for Spain
French explorer LaSalle claimed all of the Kansas territory for France.
U.S. buys Louisiana Purchase.
The Santa Fe Trail starts.
Many Native American tribes were moved to Kansas on Reservations
Settlers start to come into Kansas
Kansas-Nebraska Act causes Bleeding Kansas
Pottawatomie Massacre happened killing 7 pro slave people.
Gold was discovered in Pikes peak and lots of people headed to the Kansas Territory is search of it.
Kansas becomes a state.
Once the railroads reached Kansas and cowboys decided what to do with all the loose cattle, Kansas' economy grew because of the cattle drives.
Susanna Salter was elected the first female mayor in the U.S.
Severe dust storms damaged crops.
Brown vs. Board of Education
Dwight D. Eisenhower becomes 34th president.