Northern Tier (United States)

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The Northern Tier is the northernmost part of the United States, along the border with Canada (including the border on the Great Lakes). Northern Tier (United States)_sentence_0

It can be defined as the states that border Canada (excluding Alaska), but historians include all of New England in the Northern Tier, as well as states of the Pacific Northwest, because of the common culture they shared for more than a century. Northern Tier (United States)_sentence_1

Sometimes the area was called "Greater New England", because of the influence of its culture as migrants moved west across the continent. Northern Tier (United States)_sentence_2

It had a consistent political culture until the 1960s. Northern Tier (United States)_sentence_3

Moving east to west (as the majority of population did), such states include: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, New York, Michigan, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Northern Tier (United States)_sentence_4

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