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Midwest US. Sarah, HyeSung , Austin. Overview. Geographical. The Great Plain The Great Lakes Mississippi River Forests. Population (2010). Green- >10 million Blue- 5~10 million, Orange- 1~5 million, Pink- <Million. Percentage Increase of the Population.

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Midwest US

Sarah,

HyeSung,

Austin


Overview


Geographical

  • The Great Plain

  • The Great Lakes

  • Mississippi River

  • Forests


Population (2010)

Green- >10 million Blue- 5~10 million, Orange- 1~5 million, Pink- <Million


Percentage Increase of the Population

Pink- Above 5%, Blue- 0~5%, Black- Negative


Ethnicity Makeup (2010)


Major City - Chicago


Foreign born people


Foreign Born Population Comparison 2005-2009


Tourist Attractions

Milwaukee Art Museum- Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Mount Rushmore- Keystone, South Dakota

Gateway Arch- St. Louis, Missouri


Minnesotan Accent

  • Elongated Vowels

  • Nasal

  • Brittle

  • Dipthongs on some words

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWIGVqI9tW8


The Land of 10,000 lakes

Minnesota is called The Land of 10,000 Lakes but actually there are around 11,842 lakes that are wider than 40,000 m².


music

  • Detroit- Mow Town and Techno

  • Chicago- House Music and Blues

  • Cleveland- Rock and roll

  • Ohio- Country and rock

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbmL5GtcW-Q


Food

  • Influences from Northern and Eastern Europe

  • Seasonal based

  • Large amount of farmland

  • Fresh foods eaten during the summer

  • Wisconsin, the cheese state

  • North Dakota mostly Norwegian, German, and Russian food

  • Sugar Cream Pie and frog legs are traditional dishes in Indiana


Current Event

  • Climate

    • Tornado

    • Overheat

    • Rainstorms

    • Late Aug ~ Sep, throughout all the Midwest region


Citation

  • Photos

  • http://greatplains.purchasingsoftware101.com/qa-over-the-great-plains-and-midwest-pacific-air-is-relatively-mild-and-dry.html

  • http://www.michiganslakes.com/lakemichigan.htmlMississippi-http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:FEMA_-_36449_-_Aerial_of_flooding_in_Missouri.jpg

  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/06/19/midwest-flood-victims-fed_n_108176.html

  • http://marvel.wikia.com/Mount_Rushmore

  • http://www.toursdart.com/CompletedTours.htm

  • http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/missouri/the-gateway-arch

  • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/8c/Katz%27s_Deli_-_Lunch.jpg

  • httpwww.slowtrav.comblogpalmajello.jpg

  • http://cdn3.staztic.com/screenshots/chicago-jazz-festival-2010-10-1.jpg

  • http://blog.naver.com/PostView.nhn?blogId=minihifi&logNo=120116690511&redirect=Dlog&widgetTypeCall=true

  • Soundwave

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWIGVqI9tW8

  • Information

  • http://www.nowpublic.com/weather/freak-winter-tornadoes-strike-midwest-us-jan-2008

  • http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,978872,00.html

  • http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/19/a-year-full-of-weather-disasters-and-an-economic-toll-to-match/?scp=1&sq=midwest%20us%20weather&st=cse

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_lakes_in_Minnesota

  • http://www.foodbycountry.com/Spain-to-Zimbabwe-Cumulative-Index/United-States-Midwest-Region.html

  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midwestern_United_States

  • http://www.lifeintheusa.com/food/midwest.htm

  • http://www.positivelycleveland.com/rock/rock-history/


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