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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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, Middle West
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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Critique: An inherently fascinating history of the region as told through its folklore, music, and legends, "Folktales and Legends of the Middle West" features the occasional black-and-white illustrations of David Wilson.
Keeping his word, Obama proceeded to call off Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, which was followed by withdrawing as many American troops from the Middle West as possible.
Regions were North, Northeast, Southeast, South and Middle West. Age was split into four groups: 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49 and 50 to 59; years of schooling were split as follows: < 9, 9 to 11 and [greater than or equal to] 12 years of schooling; ethnicity were while, brown, African descent, Oriental and native Indian; religion was yes or no.
He received an American Philological Association Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics in 1994 and was President of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South in 2002.
In spite of visible import decrease and the tendency of the clients for economy, Novorossiysk is still the most attractive port thanks to low rates and fast transit time from the Indian Ocean, the Middle West and the Mediterranean Sea, cooperation with which is actively developing.
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.
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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.
However, despite the negative connotations of middleness as vagueness (the region lacks precise borders), dullness or mediocrity, middleness can also have many positive connotations, as Jon Gjierde says in "Middleness and the Middle West":