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1 By Géraud Bablon and So Yeon Park The Midwest

2 Population of the Midwest Population of the Midwest (U.S. Census Bureau)

3 Change in Population: StatePopulation Change North Dakota..……………………….-0.90% South Dakota....………………………2.80% Nebraska....………………………2.80% Kansas....………………………2.10% Minnesota....………………………4.30% Iowa....………………………1.40% Missouri....………………………3.60% Wisconsin ….………………………3.20% Illinois...……………………… 2.80% Michigan ………………………… 1.80% Indiana ………………………… 3.10% Ohio …………………… 1.00% Average2.33% (U.S. Census Bureau)

4 Total Population 66,217,736 or 22% of the Population of the U.S., 301,215,667. (U.S. Census Bureau)

5 Racial/Ethnic Ratio StateBlack/African American American Indian and Alaska Natives AsianNative Hawaii and other Pacific Island er MultiracialHispanic/Lat ino Origin White, not of Hispanic Latino Origin Foreign-Born Residents North Dakota0.80%5.30%0.70%0.00%1.00%1.60%90.80% 1.90% South Dakota0.80%8.80%0.70%0.00%1.20%2.10%86.80% 1.80% Nebraska4.30%0.90%1.60%0.10%1.10%7.10%85.40% 4.40% Kansas5.90%0.90%2.10%0.10%1.60%8.30%81.60% 5.00% Minnesota4.30%1.20%3.40%0.10%1.40%3.60%86.30% 5.30% Iowa2.30%0.30%1.40%0.00%0.90%3.70%91.50% 3.10% Missouri11.50%0.40%1.30%0.10%1.30%2.70%82.90% 2.70% Wisconsin6.00%0.90%2.00%0.00%1.00%4.50%86.00% 3.60% Illinois 15.10%0.30%4.10%0.10%1.10%14.30%65.80% 12.30% Michigan 14.30%0.60%2.20%0.00%1.50%3.80%77.90%5.30% Indiana 8.80%0.30%1.20%0.00%1.10%4.50%84.30%3.10% Ohio 11.90%0.20%1.40%0.00%1.30%2.30%83.10%3.00% Average7.17%1.68%1.84%0.04%1.21%4.88%83.53% 4.29% Racial/Ethnic Ratio Average7.17%1.68%1.84%0.04%1.21%4.88%83.53% 4.29% StateBlack/Africa n American American Indian and Alaska Natives AsianNative Hawaii and other Pacific Islander Multiraci al Hispanic/ Latino Origin White, not of Hispanic Latino Origin Foreign- Born Residents (U.S. Census Bureau)

6 Geographic Features of the Midwest Breadbasket The Mississippi River The Great Lakes (“The Midwest.”) ae/LightningVolt_Lake_Michigan_Sunset.jpg

7 Major City: Chicago The Windy City Located in northeastern Illinois at the southwestern tip of Lake Michigan Origin of the name Third largest city Financial, business, and cultural capital Skyscrapers: Sears Tower (447m), one of the world's tallest buildings Global capital of architecture The Museum Campus Climate: extreme, often volatile Seasons (“Chicago.”) 2.png Skyline.png

8 te/jpg/regions/gr.jpg Tourist Attractions The Great Lakes, esp. Michigan Mount Rushmore, South Dakota (Leco) The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago (“Field…”) 1/1f/Mountrushmore.jpg dMuseum.jpg jpg/800px-Sue_at_Field_Museum.jpg

9 History of the Midwest European settlement [17 th Cent.] American Revolutionary War [1790s] Civil War [1861–1865] African American migration/Slavery [20C] (“Midwestern...”)

10 Music of the Midwest en.wikipedia.org Combination of styles brought by immigrants led to creation of many new musical genres Motown and Techno from Detroit House Music and Blues from Chicago Cleveland is home of Rock and Roll Music—it was first identified there as a new genre, and the R.A.R.H.O.F. is located there Famous Midwest singers: Tracy Chapman (pictured) Marilyn Manson The O’Jays (Midwestern)

11 Heavy immigrant influence Lots of farmland Use of locally grown produce and meat, and dairy products Fish used often, fished out of local lakes Mild spices and herbs Food depends on season (Food) Food of the Midwest en.wikipedia.org

12 Current Events A massive blizzard esp. in Indiana 9-18 inches of snow (Snowed) Indiana’s snow removal budget strained (“Storm Could…”) Schools closed (Isiorho) Traffic problems (Snowed) Power cuts (“Storm Leaves…”) news/m0213monroe.1_ _FV7IM4A.jpg

13 Extras Perceptions: –“America’s Dairy land”, Wisconsin Reality: –Big Industries; GM, Ford etc. Mainly Car Culture (Wald) ges/gm.jpg es/cows_why.jpg

14 Interview of Jacques Bablon “Very ‘typical America’” “Very flat, boring place” “No real culture as we think of it in Europe” “The people were very nice” “The culture in Cincinnati was really the baseball game” “There was really not much there” (Bablon)

15 Works Cited Bablon, Jacques. Personal Interview. 21 Feb “Chicago.” Wikipedia. 11 Feb The Wikimedia Foundation. 12 Feb “Field Museum of Natural History.” Wikipedia. Nov The Wikimedia Foundation. 19 Feb “Food in the United States Midwest Region.”Foodbycountry.com. Food By Country. 22 Feb Isiorho, Ese. “Schools remain closed today.” FortWhyne.com. 14 Feb Feb Leco, Mike. “South Dakota.” USA Tourist Feb “Midwestern United States. ” Wikipedia. Feb The Wikimedia Foundation. 20 Feb “Snowed In? You’re Not Alone.” The Indy Channel.com. 14 Feb Feb “Storm Could Strain Indy’s Snow Removal Budget.” The Indy Channel.com. 14 Feb Feb “Storm Leaves Thousands Without Power.” The Indy Channel.com. 14 Feb Feb “The Midwest.” Infoplease Information Please. 19 Jan U.S. Census Bureau Online. 12 Jan The United States Census Bureau. 22 Feb Wald, Adam Christian. PowerPoint Presentation. The Midwest


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