By Maxine Kruse
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The nice Chicago hearth of 1871, the Haymarket bombing of 1886, and the making and unmaking of the version city of Pullman—these amazing occasions in what many thought of the necessary American urban compelled humans around the nation to confront the affliction that appeared unavoidably to accompany city development and social swap.
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