The Chicago Columbian Exhibition of 1892: Showcasing the Exceptionalism of America

I. Introduction 1. Thesis statement: Why did the Chicago World’s Fair show that America was such an “exceptional country”? What does it seem that the US does better than anyone else? a. Exhibition was created for 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ 1492: why was Columbus’ discovery of America so great? b. What were the key […]