Midwest (Rust Belt)

By: Faith Collins

Relative Location

The midwest includes:

Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.

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Absolute Location

The coordinates of Indiana, which is around the center of the Midwest are

(39.76 N, 86.16 W)

Place

Physical features:

-Canals and Rivers

-Lakes (Great Lakes)


Human Features:

-World's largest ball of twine

-Dam's for the lakes, rivers and canals.

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Traits of Culture

Education:
The general area of the Rust Belt has many large public schooling systems.



Political Organizations:

The Midwest is an "overwhelming democratic" area.


Shelter:

With a wide variety of housing options, almost anyone could afford to live there.


Food:

BBQ is ranked the most popular type of food in this region.


Security:

Like most of the United States, areas in the Midwest offer many types security- anywhere from home security systems to police.


History;

Illinois is the most populated area of the Rust Belt, and Ohio is the least.


Creative Expression:

The Midwest is a big fan of drama and has a popular program called "Broadway in Columbus."


Language:
Most spoken languages include English, Spanish, German, French and Italian.

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Movement

Transportation:

The main type of transportation are cars, trains and public busses.


Transportation of goods:
Trains and 18-wheelers are used for moving goods around.


Transportation of Ideas:

Ideas are spread online, through job's and vocally, face to face.

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HEI

Adaptation:
*Depending on the weather, people change their attire.

*When it's summer and hot outside, people tend to drink more water.


Modification:

*People building houses on the land.

*Building railroads through towns.

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