2) Region in the United States that is in the central time zone and north of the Mason-Dixon Line.
The climate is extreme but the people are moderate.
Chicago, Illinois - The REAL second city, although it's the third largest city in the United States, and has the second largest downtown, only behind Midtown Manhattan. Very much diverse.
Detroit - Notorious for being one of the most dangerous cities in the US, many suburban areas are ritzy, including Troy, home of the Somerset Collection.
Indianapolis - The third largest city in the midwest. It's the second largest capital city in the US, and it's population is expected to keep on rising. Although a lot of the homes are older, there are newer subdivisions, including homes in Meridian Hills, which houses some of Indiana's most wealthy.
There's also St. Louis, Minneapolis, Cleveland, Columbus, Milwaukee, and many more.
So what if there is a lot of farmland?! The Midwest has some of the richest soil in the world. So before you go and say "Who wants to go to the midwest? There's like, nothing there." Actually take some time out of your "busy" day and see what you're actually talking about. kthx!
This is a huge area that is seen by many people in several different ways. Some think its boring, and full of hicks. Or, they love it, consider it a vacation area, and would love to raise a family there. It was mostly settled by people from the Northeast, Virginia, West Virginia, and every part of Kentucky. German and Irish immigrants also contributed heavily to settling this large area.
During the Civil War the area produced some of the finest, bravest Union regiments of the conflict. Later on, the Midwest would become a strong industrial/agricultural power in the world. It's cities are now major diverse, major educational centers.
No plastic west-coasters, and no snobby east-coasters.
In other words, the best kept secret in America.
a bangin' theatre scene,
the gateway to the west,
and a hell of a lot of lakes.
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