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1914 - 1950 - A time when many African Americans migrated to this region.
The Great Migration
7 cities that sprang up along the river banks and grew into large cities in the region.
- St. Paul
- St. Louis
- Kansas City
Name the 3 main rivers running through this region.
- Mississippi River
- Missouri River
- Ohio River
Immigrants that settled in the Midwest were mainly from...
Two Native American tribes from this region are...
The Ojibwa and Lakota
About 1/2 of the wheat raised in Kansas is...
Sold to other countries
In the early 1500's European traders came to the Midwest for...
New and inexpensive supplies of fur
By 1850 the Midwest housed about
5 million people
Tall buildings and skyscrapers were possible due to this invention.
The invention of machines to help harvest changed farming from this...
Small family farms to farms that raised crops for money
Among the Midwest's industries is....
Not only is the Midwest called the Heartland, but it is also nicknamed...
The Badlands are in these 3 Midwest states.
- North Dakota
- South Dakota
What is the climate in the midwest?
Hot in the summer and cold in the winter with occasional tornadoes.
How did this area get the nickname of America's Breadbasket and the Heartland?
It has rich soil that provides ideal conditions for farming.
This area had many factories because of the production of....
An important resource found in the Midwest used to make steel is...
When workers and machines put together a product in steps with each worker or machine doing only one task over and over again.
The two mountain ranges the Midwest is between is...
The Appalachian Mountains and the Rocky Mountains
It is believed that the Great Lakes were formed by...
When the top layer of earth is removed so one can scoop up the mineral or rock that is exposed.
A large farm owned by a company...
People who are related to a particular person or group of people who lived long ago.
Manufacturing many of the same products at one time.
A large movement of people or animals from one place to another...
Land that is able to produce crops and plants easily...
A flat or rolling land covered with grass...
A custom that is passed down from generation to generation...
The one Great Lake that is NOT in the Midwest region.
Name the Great Lakes (be able to label them on a map)
- Lake Huron
- Lake Ontario
- Lake Michigan
- Lake Erie
- Lake Superior
A person who leads the way or settles in a new part of the country.
A mineral or rock that is mined for metal or other substances it contains.
The capital of South Dakota
The capital of Nebraska
The capital of Kansas...
The capital of Illinois...
The capital of Missouri
The capital of Iowa
The capital of Minnesota...
The capital of North Dakota
The capital of Ohio...
The capital of Michigan...
The capital of Indiana...
The capital of Wisconsin...