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Great Lakes States include
Ohio
Indiana
Illinois
Michigan
Wisconsin
Minnesota
This city has more people than any other city in the Great Lakes States
Chicago, Illinois
Chicago became a trading center, because of it's location near
important waterways, especially Lake Michigan
A railway that runs above the ground on raised tracks.
Elevated Train
Great Lakes States are mostly
Rural
The payments for work
Wages
Things to Do in the Great Lakes States
Camping
Fishing
Boating
Swimming
Ice Fishing
Snowmobiling
Skiing
Sporting Events
Museums
Theaters
Concerts
People live in ________ to avoid living in cities.
Suburbs
What is a big challenge facing Great Lakes cities such as Detroit
People are moving away from cities, and leaving buildings abandoned. Crime may increase as a result.
The Plains States include
North Dakota
South Dakota
Nebraska
Kansas
Iowa
Missouri
Plains states have many ______ areas where few people live
Rural
The soil in the Central Lowlands is:
deep and fertile
These two states are part of the Central Lowlands region
Iowa and Missouri
Major cities of the Plains States grew up along
Rivers
A measure of how many people live in an area
Population density
Small towns face challenges
fewer people to pay taxes for schools and services

Only a few stores
A building used to store wheat or other grains.
Grain Elevator
American Indians once lived throughout the Plains States. Today many of them live on _________.
Reservations
The Plains state with the most Indian reservation land
South Dakota