Shipping from the State of Massachusetts to Kansas
Massachusetts officially referred to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is one of the crowded states in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered with the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south, New Hampshire and Vermont to the north, and New York to the west. The state capital is Boston. It was accepted statehood on February 6, 1788. English explorer and colonist John Smith named the state for the Massachuset tribe.
The state is also celebrated for sparking the American Industrial Revolution with the growth of textile mills and for its large Irish-American population.
Nicknamed as the Bay City, the state possess the motto- Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem (“By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty”).
Shipping to the State of Massachusetts to Kansas
Kansas whose capital is Topeka is bordered by Nebraska in the north; Missouri in the east; Oklahoma in the south; and Colorado in the west. The state is divided into 105 counties with 628 cities. Its largest county by surface area is Butler County. The state is equidistant from both the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
Kansas, situated on the American Great Plains, gained statehood as the 34th in the country on January 29, 1861. Its path to statehood was a long one filled with blood. The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 opened both territories to settlement and allowed the new settlers to decide whether the states would be admitted into the union as “free” or “slave”. The north and south competed to send the most settlers into the region and this quickly resulted in violence. Hence the appellation “Bleeding Kansas”.
In 1954, Kansas became a battleground of the civil rights movement when the pivotal Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case was decided in the Supreme Court. This resulted in the abolishment of the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools. Kansas is also known for its contributions to jazz music and barbecue.
Kansas has some nicknames including Sunflower State, Wheat State, and Jayhawk State of the country. The state’s motto is “Ad Astra per Aspera” which means “to the stars through difficulties” which simulates its history of struggle.