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Term: Chicago

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Located on post-glacial plain beside Lake Michigan, noted for extremes in climate; visited by French 17th cen.; was fur-trading post, then Army post; expanded greatly in 19th cen.; destroyed by fire 1871, rebuilt incorporating skyscrapers. ranked 2nd by population in the 1980 census BGN 1949

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American, born 1937
American, 1934 - 2011
American, born 1919
American, born 1954
American, born 1957