10 More Reasons The World Wouldn’t Be The Same Without Iowa

What if Iowa never came to be? Imagine that: A cartographical donut-hole smack in the center of the United States, and every human on the planet scuttering around it as if it were some livid Sarlacc Pit. We’re pretty lucky that on the walk from New York to California, so many people stopped before dysentary got the best of them and settled down in the most fertile soil on the continent. Although its presence seems mostly irrelevant in pop culture today, Iowa directly or indirectly influences societal progress, for better or worse. Here are 10 of Iowa’s top influences in pop culture throughout history.

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That’s no small list of accomplishments. Iowa has been making important contributions to the world for centuries. If you enjoyed this article, share it! We might just make another one….