Wednesday, 9 February 2011

US cultural region: The Midwest





  • Early inmigrants to the Midwest came from different countries such as Germany, Swuitzerland and Scandinavian countries. Minority populations are less of the 0,5 per cent of the total population.
  • The Midwest is known as the nation's "breadbasket". Corn is the dominant crop.
  • Much of the Midwest has been classified as part of "America's Manufacturing Belt". Apparel, steel and food industries have an important place in the national industry.

Bibliography:

http://usa.usembassy.de/travel-regions.htm 02/04/2011

http://www.thepullwiki.org 02/09/2011

http://www.superstock.c 02/09/2011

Knox PI, Bartels EH, Bohland JR, Holcomb B, Johnston RJ (1998). The United States. A Contemporary Human Geography. Longman Group. UK.

Augusta Maria Gil Esparza, group AA

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