Minnesota and Wisconsin

The Midwest

The midwest is made up of mostly farming and ranching. The midwest is the reason the United States is not starving. The midwest is considered the "breadbasket" of the United States. The midwest also includes tornado alley. Tornadoes rage through this area more then anywhere else in the United States. The midwest has 12 states in the region. Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Nebraska, South and North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio make up these 12 states. Agriculture dominates the economy in the midwest. In small towns or larger towns this is what makes the money. The midwest have grain elevators which is a tall building which holds grain. The United States makes 50 billion dollars per year on agriculture and most of it comes from the midwest.


Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes. The lakes might not big but they are a big part of the Minnesota culture. Fishing is also a big part of Minnesota. You always see many boats out on the lakes all the time. Minnesota is the largest christian denomination in the United States. Minnesota is at the northern border of the United States near Canada. Minneapolis is the capital of Minnesota. Target headquarters are in Minneapolis and their twin city St.Paul. The Mississippi River starts in Minnesota and ends in New Orleans, Louisiana.


Wisconsin is famous for their cheese. At football games you usually see people wearing cheese hats. Wisconsin's dairy farming is has the biggest impact on their economy to this day. They make 43.4 billion annually on dairy farming. Madison is the capital of Wisconsin. Lake Michigan and Lake Superior border Wisconsin. Tourism is one of the bigger economies for Wisconsin. Wisconsin is also home to the biggest water park in America. Drinking is also a big part of Wisconsin's culture.