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By Chaim M. Rosenberg

on the time of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the U.S. was once quick turning into the world's prime economic climate. Chicago, the host urban, had grown in below part a century from a village to the country's second-largest city. in this, the Gilded Age, the world's so much vast railroad and steamship networks poured without end via Chicago, wearing the uncooked items and comprehensive items of America's nice age of invention and commercial enlargement. The reasonable used to be the biggest ever on the time, with 65,000 exhibitors and hundreds of thousands of tourists. it's been known as the "Blueprint of the yank destiny" and marked the start of the nationwide economic climate and shopper culture.

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