US Nursing: Kansas

US nurses will find great drama in the history of this state.
Nurses will read that in the 16th century explorers from Spain and France came to the area in search of gold, knowledge and trade with the Indians. After the Civil War expansion of the rail system to Kansas and the increasing stream of immigrants lured to the state by offers of cheap land,
The establishment of military posts to protect the railroads led to the creation of small towns. The Kansas cow towns, following the railroads, became well established, Dodge City for example
The 20th century brought mining and US nurses will identify oil production, the discovery of natural gas and helium, the meatpacking industry, automobile manufacturing and the aircraft industry. Nurses can see that it’s location in the centre of the has proven to be an attractive location for many companies serving national and international markets.

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