The Great Seal Of The State Of Kansas
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The Great Seal of the State of Kansas tells the history of Kansas.
The seal contains:
• Landscape with a rising sun (the east)
• River and steamboat (commerce)
• Settler's cabin and a man plowing a field (agriculture) [foreground]
• Wagon train heading west (American expansion / pioneer life)
• Indians hunting American Bison (the buffalo are fleeing from the Indians)
• Cluster of 34 stars (top of the seal) – identifying Kansas as the 34th state to be accepted into the Union of the United States.
• State motto "Ad Astra per Aspera" (Latin: "To the Stars through Difficulties")
The seal is used on the Flag of the State of Kansas.
March 29th, 2014
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