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Unformatted text preview: Kansas City Fun fact: yes, there are two Kansas Cities. And yes, the important one is in Missouri, not Kansas. Don't let anyone confuse you on this . Despite this, when people refer to "Kansas City," they generally mean the entire metropolitan area, which possesses a population of a little more than three million people. Certainly, most works of fiction don't make it a point of drawing the distinction between Kansas City, Kansas and Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri KC contains most of what people think of when they think of Kansas City. That includes the two major sports franchises in the area (Major League Baseball's Royals and the National Football League's Chiefs), the architecture and the culture. It features more fountains than any city in the world, save Rome, and more boulevards than any city in the world, save Paris. The city is famous in part for its jazz, in part for its barbecue and in part for its mafia. Kansas City played a small, but not unimportant role in the country's racial drama during the early-to-...
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.
- Winter '09