The Midwest

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Table of contents 1………………………………………………………………………………………….…….. Geography 2…………………………………………………………………………………………………….…. Sports 3…………………………………………………………………………………………………....Festivals 4………………………………………………………………………………………………………. History 5……………………………………………………………………………………………………. Economy 6………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Movies 7………………………………………………………………………………………………… Celebreties 8…………………………………………………………………………………..………… Places to visit

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Geography

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Geography Illinois

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Geography Illinois Indiana

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Geography Illinois Indiana Iowa

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Geography Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan

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Geography Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Minnesota

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Geography Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Minnesota Missouri

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Geography Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Minnesota Missouri Ohio

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Geography Illinois Indiana Iowa Michigan Minnesota Missouri Ohio Wisconsin

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Geography Illinois Illinois  is the most populous state in the Midwest of the United States of America . The state is diverse, ranging from enormous urban areas such as Chicago, to smalquaint towns , and to farmland. Chicago is the states capital city and   is the third largest city in the  United States. Chicago is a huge vibrant city and sprawling metropolitan area. It is the home of the blue and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the  first builder of the skyscraper .

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Geography Indiana Indiana   is bordered by  Ohio , Kentucky , llinois , and  Michigan and its Capital City is Indianapolis. Indianapolis is in the Nine-County Region of  Indiana , right at the center of the state . It is the state capital and largest city of  Indiana and is in Marion County . Indianapolis is also known as the "Racing Capital of the World" due to the proximity of the  Indianapolis Motor Speedway , home of the Indy 500 and Allstate 400 at the Brickyard.

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Geography Iowa Iowa   was admitted to the Union in 1846 as the 29th state. The people are very friendly, enjoy good food, and enjoy being in thepolitical hotbed every four years when the Caucuses roll through the state. The state has plenty of fields of corn and soybeans and hog farms, although some cities, namely   Des Moines, have a strong metropolitan feel . Des Moines is the state capital and largest city of Iowa. Every four years there are multiple Debates within the city when presidential c andidates tour the state.

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Geography Michigan Michigan   is an American state in the upper Midwest  and the heart of the  Great Lakes region . It has many attractions, famous landmarks , and scenic state and national parks and forests . Detroit is Michigans capital city and has had a profound impact on the world. From the advent of the automotive assembly lineto the Motown sound , modern techno and rock music, Detroit continues to shape both American and global culture.

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Geography Minnesota Minnesota  is a state in the Midwest of the USA . Known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes. The northern tip of Minnesota that juts into Lake of the Woods is the most northern point in the lower 48 states of the United States . Minneapolis is the capital city of the state and   is part of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis-Saint Paul . At approximately 390,000 people, it is the largest city in  Minnesota .

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Geography Missouri Missouri   is known as the  "Show-Me State" . The name may be pronounced " missouri " or " missouruh ", although the latter is very seldom used or heard outside of Missouri . Jefferson City   is the  capital city  of  Missouri . Jefferson City is named for the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, who was the President responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.

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Geography Ohio Ohio   has natural boundaries to the north and to the south and is bordered by the states of  Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania  and  West Virginia . Columbus  is the capital city   of Ohio  and is located centrally within the state inthe  Mid-Ohio region. Sited in an area where the Rust Belt, Bible Belt, Appalachia , and the Plains meet , Columbus is a fusion of many different parts of America.

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Geography Wisconsin Wisconsin:   The name Wisconsin means " meeting of the waters" and is of Native American origin . Madison , Wisconsin's capital city is a mid-sized city in south-central Wisconsin . One of only two cities in North America situated on an isthmus.

Festivals:

Festivals Summerfest in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 11 Days.  11 Stages.  Over 800 Acts.  Over 1,000 Performances. Worlds largest music festival. Milwaukee, WI Summerfest provides the backdrop for the music industry’s hottest stars, emerging talent and local favorites to create unforgettable live music experiences in a world-class festival setting.

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Sports One of the most popular sports in the world. The Chicago Bulls are one of the most popular. basketball team in America. founded on January 26, 1966. Play their home games at the United Center. The Bulls are known for having one of the NBA's greatest Dynasties. Have never lost an NBA Finals appearance in their history. Michael Jordan and Derrick Rose have both . won the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.

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History Native Americans Numerous, distinct tribes and ethnic groups. Many survive as intact political communities. The  Blackfeet, Sioux , and  Chippewa  were the three largest tribes in the Midwest. These tribes never settled in one place.

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History Where Did Midwest Native Americans Live? Tepees:  Shaped like a cone. Buffalo hide covered a  wooden frame . Designed to break down quickly. They were very small and only fit one family.  Grass Houses: Built by Native Americans in the southern Midwest. Made with a wooden frame covered with prairie grass. Good for living in warm climates. 

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History What Did Midwest Native Americans Eat?  Midwestern Native American tribes  hunted and gathered.  These tribes were big game hunters for bison and caribou. Many tribes worked together to capture  large animals . There was some farming, but notmuch . Many tribes traded with each other because they could only grow one or two crops .

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History What Clothes Did Midwest Native Americans Wear?  Male Midwest Native Americans wore skin leggings and cloths around their waits. Women would wear dresses made out of deerskin. In the winter, people would wear buffalo skin on their shoulders to keep warm from the cold. 

Economy:

Economy

Great movies filmed in the midwest:

Great movies filmed in the midwest Great movies that are filmed in the midwest are: Spiderman 2 Filmed in Chicago and other national Locations . The Dark Knight Filmed in Chicago and other International The most successful film ever made in the Midwest. Gran Torino  Filmed in at least three Michigan locations.

Midwestern “accent”:

Midwestern “accent” The Midwestern accent sounds kind of flat. all the consonants sound more or less similar to General American, but the vowels sound kind of overemphasized. Compared to the southern accents, Midwestern accents are not as distinctive. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-en-iDeZEE

Celebreties:

Celebreties Michael Jackson from Indiana Michelle Obama from Illinois Thomas Edison from Ohio

Places to visit:

Places to visit Madison Home of the great University of Wisconsin, Madison is absolutely beautiful. One of the most beautiful campuses in the Midwest, UW is something to peek at. From there, head to the grab some food and make your way to the Concerts on the Square. Put on by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, it’s been called a “great evening for all ages.” The Madison nightlife is impressive.

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Places to visit Mackinac Island On the upper peninsula of Michigan, Mackinac Island is a MUST on your bucket list. Mackinac has so much …namely the Grand Hotel. The Grand Hotel of Mackinac is the world’s largest summer hotel. No cars, with the exception of emergency vehicles, are allowed on the island. Take the ferry to the island in the morning, rent some bikes, and explore. The whole island is only 8.3 miles. Stop along the way and enjoy some fudge, a favorite of the island.

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Places to visit St. Louis There’s hundreds of reasons why you should visit St. Louis but I’m going to tell you about one… THE CLYDESDALE HORSES. They make a home at Grant’s Farm in St. Louis where you can also take a tram to see antelope, deer, bison and get some stellar beer. Admission and beer are free.