Download e-book for iPad: America at the Fair: Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian by Chaim M. Rosenberg

By Chaim M. Rosenberg

on the time of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the USA used to be quickly changing into the world's prime 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 broad railroad and steamship networks poured eternally via Chicago, sporting the uncooked items and accomplished items of America's nice age of invention and commercial enlargement. The reasonable was once the biggest ever on the time, with 65,000 exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of holiday makers. it's been known as the "Blueprint of the yankee destiny" and marked the start of the nationwide economic system and purchaser culture.

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