Middle West - Issues and Events
Ikiyah Searcy and Cailey Richardson
French Fur Trade
In Wisconsin beavers played a major part in the french fur trade because there were many hunters so when the weather got bad they would use the beaver's fur for hats and clothing.
A series of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas during the Illinois state election in 1858. The issues they discussed were slavery and states' rights.
Encompasses much of the Northwest Ordinance growth (1787)
Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota. < Sates that encompass.
Heartland of the United States
The Midwest was called the "Heartland" because the mid-westerners were more stable, cautious and traditional than other regions.