Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Chicago, the Windy City, the capital of the Midwest

Chicago by trudeau
Chicago, a photo by trudeau on Flickr.

The Windy City, the capital of the Midwest

1. Metro population?
2. Population rank in the US?
3. Chicago founded on a portage between 2 bodies of water. __ and __
4. 2nd busiest airport in the world?
5. Which recent president has been a representative from greater Chicago?
6. The first non-indigenous settler was Jean Baptiste du __ . He was a fellow of mixed ethnicity, including __ and __ .
7. The name Chicago is a French rendering of a name in a native American language.
8. In 1893, Chicago hosted the World's Fair, called the World's Columbian Exposition. It drew 27.5 million visitors, and is considered the most influential world's fair in history.
9. The 1920s brought notoriety to Chicago as gangsters, including the notorious Al Capone, battled each other and law enforcement on the city streets during the Prohibition era.
10. 2 musicians.
11. 3 politicians.
12. Ethnic groups.
13. 2 tv shows and a radio show.
14. Bar graph: the major ethnic groups (totals, percentage and colored graph) of 3 cities: LA, Chicago, NYC.