History Here: The 1886 Haymarket Affair

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On May 4, 1886, a bomb exploded during a labor rights demonstration, killing seven Chicago police officers. Barrington High School history teacher Cary Waxler will discuss how the Haymarket Affair…

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The World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893

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The Columbian Exposition of 1893 announced the arrival of Chicago as a modern city. For six months, tens of millions of visitors viewed the latest technological marvels and global attractions.…

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