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Ohio i// is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America. Part of the Great Lakes region, Ohio has long been a cultural and geographical crossroads in North America. At the time of European contact and in the years that followed, Native Americans in today's Ohio included the Iroquois, Miamis, and Wyandots. Beginning in the 1700s, the area was settled by people from New England, the Mid-Atlantic States, Appalachia, and the upper south.
Prior to 1984, the United States Census Bureau considered Ohio part of the North Central Region. That region was renamed "Midwest" and split into two divisions. Ohio is now in the East North Central States division. Ohio also has the highest population density of any state not on the Eastern Seaboard, and is the seventh-largest state by population in the U.S with 11,353,140 people. By area, Ohio is the 34th largest state.
Admitted in 1803, Ohio was the first state created under the Northwest Ordinance. Its U.S. postal abbreviation is OH; its old-style abbreviation was O. Natives of Ohio are known as Ohioans. (more...)
List of tallest buildings in Cleveland ranks skyscrapers in the U.S. city of Cleveland, Ohio by height. The tallest building in Cleveland is the 57-story Key Tower, which rises 948 feet (289 m) in Cleveland's Public Square. It is the tallest building in the state of Ohio and the 17th-tallest building in the United States. The Terminal Tower stands as the second tallest building in the city and the state.
The history of skyscrapers in Cleveland began in 1889 with the construction of the Society for Savings Building, often regarded as the first skyscraper in the city. Cleveland went through an early building boom in the late 1920s and early 1930s, during which several high-rise buildings, including the Terminal Tower, were constructed. The city experienced a second, much larger building boom that lasted from the early 1970s to early 1990s, during which time it saw the construction of over 15 skyscrapers, including the Key Tower. Cleveland is the site of 4 skyscrapers that rise at least 500 feet (152 m) in height. Overall, the skyline of Cleveland is ranked (based upon existing and under construction buildings over 500 feet (152 m) tall) 5th in the Midwestern United States (after Chicago, Minneapolis, Detroit and Columbus) and 20th in the United States.
Unlike many other major American cities, Cleveland has been the site of relatively few skyscraper construction projects in recent years. The most recently completed skyscraper in the city is the Carl B. Stokes Federal Court House Building, which was constructed in 2003 and rises 430 feet (131 m). As of June 2008, there are nine high-rise buildings proposed for construction in the city; none are approved or under construction.
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The Youngstown Ohio Works baseball team was a minor league club that was known for winning the premier championship of the Ohio–Pennsylvania League in 1905, and for launching the professional career of pitcher Roy Castleton a year later. A training ground for several players and officials who later established careers in Major League Baseball, the team proved a formidable regional competitor and also won the 1906 league championship. During its brief span of activity, the Ohio Works team faced challenges that reflected common difficulties within the Ohio-Pennsylvania League, including weak financial support for teams. Following a dispute over funding, the team's owners sold the club to outside investors, just a few months before the opening of the 1907 season.
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Brothers Orville and Wilbur Wright were two Americans who are generally credited with inventing and building the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight on December 17, 1903. In the two years afterward, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build and fly experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made mechanical fixed wing flight possible.
The Wright brothers' status as inventors of the airplane has been subject to counter-claims by various parties. Much controversy persists over the many competing claims of early aviators.
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