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Middle West:

see MidwestMidwest
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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Midwest

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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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Mean birth weight calculated by geographic region was 3 220 g (CI: 3 158-3 282 g) for the North region; 3 252 g (CI: 3 211-3 293 g) for the Northeast; 3 163 g (CI: 3 117-3 208 g) for the Southeast; 3 212 g (CI: 3 166-3 257 g) for the South; and 3 253 g (CI: 3 172-3 333 g) for the Middle West.
Further, Lincoln calculated that if slavery could be kept out of the West and the Middle West, the electoral power of the free states would over time put the institution of slavery on the road to extinction.
As such, it is an attempt to upset current narratives of the Progressive Era in favor of a more complicated understanding of urban communities, in this case on New York's middle West Side.
Iggy Pop brought punk to the Middle West, shirtless or not.
And Spanish fashion retailer Mango has already opened a new store on the Middle West Mall in the centre.
Laudatory reviews in prominent newspapers and magazines, well-attended lectures in places such as Chicago's Newberry Library, and an upwelling of the historically minded sons and daughters of the Great Valley quickly produced results: the launch in 2014 of the Middle West Review, an interdisciplinary journal with a strong historical component, and published by the University of Nebraska Press (albeit apparently without any Buffett money); the birth a few months later of the Midwestern History Association, with Jon Lauck as president, joined by hundreds of enthusiastic allies and friends; and the recent creation by that association of the Jon Gjerde Prize for the best new book in Midwestern history.
Even during the era of Middle Western ascendancy early in the century, the qualities that distinguished the Middle West were associated with middleness.
John Bay was the scion of a Middle West family who made Bay's English Muffins.
Alison Styles, vice-president Sales & Marketing EMEA and Adrian Hearn, regional director of Sales for the Middle West, both from Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, also attended the event together with Omar Al Kasem, director of VIP accounts at Al Basel Group.
In 1900 the northwestern American states were still very sparsely populated, but Weyerhaeuser anticipated growth in the future and negotiated a favourable freight rate with Hill to ship lumber back to the markets of the middle west.
The huge migration of New Englanders into the Middle West and later into the Pacific Northwest created a transcontinental moral and political community still observable in present-day voting patterns.
This is a history of the Middle West Side of Manhattan--once known as Hell's Kitchen and the home of poor white immigrants and now, with its significantly more upscale population, referred to as the Clinton Historic District of New York City--from 1894 to 1914.