By Chaim M. Rosenberg

on the time of the World's Columbian Exposition of 1893, the us was once speedy turning into the world's best 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 wide railroad and steamship networks poured eternally via Chicago, sporting the uncooked items and entire items of America's nice age of invention and business enlargement. The reasonable was once the biggest ever on the time, with 65,000 exhibitors and thousands of holiday makers. it's been known as the "Blueprint of the yank destiny" and marked the start of the nationwide economic system and purchaser culture.

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