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By Chaim M. Rosenberg

on the time of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the us was once quickly changing into the world's top economic system. Chicago, the host urban, had grown in under part a century from a village to the country's second-largest city. in this, the Gilded Age, the world's such a lot vast railroad and steamship networks poured forever via Chicago, sporting the uncooked items and entire items of America's nice age of invention and commercial growth. The reasonable used to be the most important ever on the time, with 65,000 exhibitors and thousands of tourists. it's been referred to as the "Blueprint of the yank destiny" and marked the start of the nationwide economic climate and client culture.

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