The Story of Kansas

January 29, 2011 12:00 AM

1871-1880: Clash of cultures

Change was rapidly transforming the grasslands into farms and towns. Buffalo were shot and slaughtered by the thousands; Indians were pushed from the state's boundaries. There were shootouts in cowtowns, gas lights in Lawrence, corrupt politicians facing bribery charges, and serial killers attacking unsuspecting travelers.

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