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The New City
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City Planning Key Events Maps Transcript Webography

Link to Feature  = to The White City   Link to Transcript  = to the Transcript

1882

Link to TranscriptFirst electric streetcar in Chicago

1885

Link to TranscriptFirst iron-frame skyscraper built in Chicago

1889

Link to TranscriptHull House founded

1880s

Link to TranscriptIllinois labor legislation passed

1890

Sherman Anti-Trust Act

1892

Homestead steelworkers strike

Link to The White City

1893

Link to TranscriptWorld's Columbian Exposition

 

Link to TranscriptTurner announces closing of the frontier

1894

Pullman Strike

An interactive, expanded timeline for the period after 1876 can be found in Program 26.



  

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