hist 10 :: reading summary 2 (due wed, sep 2)
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Summary information:


Then answer:

Your name:
  1. How many people attended the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893? What was the total U.S. population in 1893? How many people visited the Exposition on its best-attended day?
  2. Briefly describe two (2) examples of the types of violent death that were common in Chicago in the late 1800s.
  3. Why was the Exposition scheduled to occur in 1893?
  4. What was the city of Chicago like in the late 1800s? Provide at least two (2) examples that illustrate the condition of the city in the late 1800s.
  5. Who was Frederick Law Olmstead (HINT: use Wikipedia to help you answer this question), and how much was he paid (in today's dollars) to work for the Exposition?

Total points for this reading summary:

100 points