Why is Chicago called Chicago?

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Chicago means, "wild onion" because of the Indians that used to live there many, many years ago when it was still prairie land.
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What was Chicago called before it was named Chicago?

Chicago before it was called Chicago was just land of Indian territory. They named the area Chickagou or Checagou, which meant a type of smell which at the time indicated wild

Where is Chicago?

Chicago, Illinois is located just west of the southern tip of LakeMichigan. Also, it is located on the northeastern border ofIllinois and the northwestern corner of Indiana.

What is the heart of the city of Chicago called?

The Loop is the central downtown area of the city with the famous stores and theaters. It has been the heart of the city since the 19th Century. During the 1950's and 1960's b

What to do in Chicago?

Go to the Navy Pier. Or ifyour there during the summertime go to the Taste of Chicago. MILLENIUM PARK! There's also a lot of nice restuaunts. I know a Latin resturaunt called

What can you do in Chicago?

Visit the Willis (formerly the Sears) tower, or the John Hancock building. Go to Milenium Park. Shop at one of the many many wonderful places to shop. Go to a sporting event s

Why was Chicago called the black city?

Chicago was called the "black city" in contrast to the nickname for the Worlds Columbian Exposition 1893 which was called the "white city". The fair was designed implementing
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What to do Chicago?

Here are some things to do in Chicago . Go to water tower place and Michigan Ave. . Go to Navy Pier . Go to the sears tower . Go to a play (Wicked, Mary Poppins, etc.) .
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What is Chicago?

Chicago is a very large industrial city in Illinois.