The Midwest Region. By: Kavitha Babu. Major Cities and their population: Chicago- 2,695,598 Indianapolis- 829,718 Columbus- 787,033 Detroit- 713,777 Milwaukee- 594,833 Major Landforms: -Great Lakes(Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior) The Great Plains -Mississippi River.
The Midwest Region
By: Kavitha Babu
Major Cities and their population:
Relative location to compass
Latitude and Longitude of largest city:
Why do people choose to live here?
People might live in this region because there are a lot of smaller cities than New York or something like that, besides Chicago, Detroit, and few others. The smaller cities are calm and it’s just a great environment for everybody to live in.
Customs, religions, ethnic groups in this region
Climate and Weather Patterns
What effect does climate have on settlement patterns in the region?
How has climate affected the settlement of the region?
How has pollution affected the lives of the people in the region?
Why do people live in certain areas in this region?
How are goods transported to, within and out of region?
What might happen if one or more of the major transportation routes within the region were interrupted?
Unique Characteristics in This Region