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Midwest Region. Mrs. Barrow’s 5 th Grade SS. Ohio. Capital: Columbus Major Cities: Cincinnati Cleveland. Major Physical Features: Ohio River Central Plains. Michigan. Capital: Lansing Major Physical Features: Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie

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midwest region

Midwest Region

Mrs. Barrow’s 5th Grade SS

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Ohio
  • Capital:
    • Columbus
  • Major Cities:
    • Cincinnati
    • Cleveland

Major Physical Features:

Ohio River

Central Plains

michigan
Michigan
  • Capital:
    • Lansing
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie
    • Michigan consists of two PENINSULAS
indiana
Indiana
  • Capital:
    • Indianapolis
  • Major city:
    • Gary
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Ohio River, Central Plains
illinois
Illinois
  • Capital:
    • Springfield
  • Major Physical features:
    • Mississippi River, Ohio River, Ozark Plateau, Central Plains
wisconsin
Wisconsin
  • Capital:
    • Madison
  • Major Cities:
    • Milwaukee
    • Green Bay
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Lake Superior,
    • Mississippi River
minnesota
Minnesota
  • Capital:
    • St. Paul
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Mississippi River
    • Lake Superior
    • Touches Canada
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Iowa
  • Capital:
    • Des Moines
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Central Plains
    • Mississippi River
missouri
Missouri
  • Capital:
    • Jefferson City
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Mississippi River
    • Missouri River
    • Ozark Plateau
    • Central Plains
north dakota
North Dakota
  • Capital:
    • Bismarck
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Missouri River
    • Great Plains
    • Touches Canada
south dakota
South Dakota
  • Capital:
    • Pierre
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Missouri River
    • Great Plains
    • Black Hills
    • Badlands
    • Mt. Rushmore
nebraska
Nebraska
  • Capital:
    • Lincoln
  • Major Physical Features:
    • Missouri River
    • Great Plains
kansas
Kansas
  • Capital:
    • Topeka
  • Major City:
    • Wichita
physical features
Physical Features
  • Many rivers and lakes are found in the Central Plains
  • The Central Plains receive more precipitation than the Great Plains.
  • More moisture means higher grasses, larger trees, and more crops.
  • Less Moisture means shorter grasses, smaller trees, and fewer crops.
natural resources economy
Natural Resources & Economy
  • Midwest region is called the “breadbasket” of the U.S.
  • Farms & agriculture products are the major primary industries that come from the soil.
  • Much of the food we eat comes from the Midwest.
  • Irrigation: to supply dry land with water by means of ditches, pipes, or streams.
natural resources economy1
Natural Resources & Economy
  • Belt: part of the region where a crop is grown.
    • Corn Belt
    • Wheat Belt
    • Dairy Belt
      • Wisconsin is the leading dairy state
natural resources economy2
Natural Resources & Economy
  • Besides wheat and corn, this region produces much hay, oats, rye, and soybeans.
  • Manufacturing industries are a major part of Midwest economy
  • Midwest has a well developed transportation system
natural resources economy3
Natural Resources & Economy
  • Manufacturing Belt
    • Cleveland, Detroit, Chicago, Milwaukee
    • Detroit is known as “Motor City”
    • Toledo, Ohio makes glass for vehicles.
    • Akron, Ohio is known for its tires.
    • St. Louis, Kansas, and Omaha are major meat packing centers.
    • Flour is ground from corn and wheat grains.
natural resources economy4
Natural Resources & Economy
  • Minnesota is a leading producer of iron ore.
  • Coal is found in Ohio.
  • South Dakota is the leading producer of gold in our country.
  • Missouri is the number one producer of lead in the U.S.
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