The northern portion of the Northeast region is commonly referred to as New England. This area is known for it’s history, culture, and natural beauty. It was the original center of America, and is home to many Ivy league colleges.
The Mid-Atlantic portion, is made up of a more industrialized area. This includes New York city, which is considered a “melting-pot” of cultures.
As the largest region, the West covers half the land area of the United States. It is also very vast in climates, it includes the Pacific coast, the Northwest, the Rocky Mountains, the Great Plains, and the Desert.
The entire western region has been strongly influenced by European, Native American, and Hispanic cultures. It encompasses the largest number of minorities in the US and has four states where all racial groups are minorities.
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