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Middle West:

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or Middle West,
region of the United States centered on the western Great Lakes and the upper-middle Mississippi valley. It is a somewhat imprecise term that has been applied to the northern section of the land between the Appalachians and the Rocky Mts.
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the N central part of the US; the region consisting of the states from Ohio westwards that border on the Great Lakes, often extended to include the upper Mississippi and Missouri valleys
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Today, Middle Western communities still tend to place a high priority on public education.
Another highlight of the auction is a fabulous archaic bronze ritual wine vessel from the Middle Western Zhou Dynasty.
Compton Verney also acquired, at the same New York sale, a Bronze pear- shaped jar or Hu, from the Middle Western Zhou Dynasty (10th-9th century BC).
Not coincidentally, Margaret Sanger, the founder of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA), invited Olson to participate in her 1923 Middle Western States Birth Control Conference, during which the reduction of "delinquency" (that is, the propensity to commit crimes) would be discussed.
This tradition was no doubt related to the musical rituals imported by the Western Zhou court from the south during the middle Western Zhou period;(42) it is recorded in numerous inscriptions (particularly bells) from that period, combining music with rituals for summoning ancestral spirits to legitimize the ming.