KS Progresses into a New Century

by Emily Blevins

The Kansas Economy Progresses

  • New technology allowed for the creation of extraction industries
  • The Great Smith was the #1 most bought car
  • New technology also led to more specialization
  • The most productive oil field was discovered in El Dorado

World War I

  • World War I began in Europe
  • Germany bombed American ships
  • The Kansas slogan is "Win the War with Wheat"
  • In Kansas homes, some foods were rationed

Interesting Fact

  • Approximately 2,500 Kansas men died in the war
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