Geography and Climate
The geography of the Midwest is mostly grasslands with many hills. They are also bordered by the great lakes. Their climate is colder than ours all year round. They have similar temperature to Canada's in the winter. They start getting cold around mid to late fall. In the late spring they have more mild to hot temperatures all the way through to the summer.
The early settlers of the Midwestern States were the Native Americans. Then came the Europeans from countries like England and France.
A characteristic dish would probably be Chicago-Style pizza.
It is a pizza that is deep-dish (meaning that it is cooked in a dish that is unlike a pie pan or any other kind of pan, it is specifically made for a deep dish pizza.
It also has lots of chunky sauce and lots of cheese to get its great taste.