Founding of Chicago

Founding of Chicago - o Remains moved to create room for...

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Founding of Chicago - Location o placement of Mississippi o unsettled - until 1830s o just a fur trading outpost - agrarian->industrialized - largest railroad hub, lumber market, meat market - capital vs. labor - Chicago Fire of 1871 o Blamed on an old, Catholic, immigrant woman
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Unformatted text preview: o Remains moved to create room for new real estate -Meat packing production o Killed cattle in Chicago o Sped up process for less money Replaced if went on strike -Wage slaves o Wages cut during Great depression -Ecosystem->buildings= progress?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course HIST 038 taught by Professor Burns during the Fall '10 term at GWU.

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