Why was Chicago known as the city of Broad Shoulders in the late 1800's?

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Chicago was a gritty industrial town in the late 1800's. The broad shoulders moniker comes from the Carl Sandburg poem penned in 1916. CHICAGO

They Also Had A Poem For It Also
HOG Butcher for the World,
Tool Maker, Stacker of Wheat,
Player with Railroads and the Nation's Freight Handler;
Stormy, husky, brawling,
City of the Big Shoulders:
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How can you find a list of taverns and their owners from the late 1800's to early 1900's in Chicago?

Saloon owners were apparently required to obtain licenses in the late 1890s/early 1900s and Illinois Regional Archives Depository (IRAD) at Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU) has some of the records, although, if I remember correctly, there are gaps in the coverage even though the date spans ar (MORE)

Where was there a waterfall in Chicago in the late 1920s or early 1930's?

Answer . \nThe Olson Rug Company built a small park in 1935 including a duck pond and 35-foot waterfall outside its factory at the northwest corner of Diversey and Pulaski. The building is now Marshall Field's furniture warehouse, and the park was removed in 1970.\n. \nOld postcards with pictur (MORE)

What exercises can a female do if she has broad shoulders and fat on her back which makes them more broad?

You can't spot reduce unfortunately, but you will find that doing regular fat burning cardio and the right kind of resistance training will help lots. I have the same issue (super broad shoulders) so I do cardio 3 or 4 times a week (running, cross trainer)and resistance training twice a week. I tone (MORE)

How were immigrants treated in the late 1800's?

The immigrants were treated horribly. They were made slaves most of the time. Another thing that they had happen to them was that they had to leave relatives, children etc. behind. It wasn't a very nice life...

What is Chicago known for?

IT is known for being called "the windy city" also it is known for the Chicago cubs. DA BEARS! Go Bears win the rest of em. Pull it together guys. Walter Payton the best running back ever. And I don't want to hear it from you cowboys fans. Emmit played with a badass offensive line. Walter play (MORE)

How did industrial development and the growth of cities change American life during the late 1800's and early 1900's?

Peoples everyday lives were improving during the late 1800's. Theywent from simple, unadvanced ways to much better and moreconvenient ways. An explosion in inventions affected business and people. People used to depend on candles forlight at night, but then the lightbulb was invented. People couldha (MORE)

Whats the best way for people with broad shoulders to dress?

wear sheath dress, empire cut, A line or ball gown for dresses. V neck line draws the attention down from the shoulders halter neck, dropped sleeves... wrap dresses can soften the look. celebs with broad shoulders: jessica biel, Cindy crawford check out on how they dress if you're not sure..

How do you get broad shoulders?

Do military presses or incline bench those work your shoulders good. Do 3 sets of each 8-10 reps EDIT: Do a variety of shoulder, bicep, tricep and forearm activities. NOT exclusively chest presses.

Which exercises are best for developing broad shoulders and wide chest?

Dumbbell Shoulder Raises- Where You Grab A Dumbbell Of Equal Weight In Each Hand And Raise It With A Slightly Bent Arm Out In Front Of You To A 90 Degree Angle With Your Body. HandStand Press's- If You're Lucky Enough To Be Able To Handstand Successfully Handstand Leaning Up A Wall For Support And (MORE)

Why did cities grow fast in the late 1800's?

There were industry's in the cities like Pittsburgh it has steel industry, Chicago has the meat packing industry. Immigrants wanted a job that's why the cities became overcrowded Hope this helps..

What does having broad shoulders mean?

The phrase "having broad shoulders" indicates that you can carry a large/heavy burden for example the mythological icon Atlas who bears the weight of the world on his shoulders.

Why are broad shoulders attractive?

Broad shoulders tend to be attractive to women because (subconsciously) it signifies the fact that the man is physically strong. But consciously, to women it's very....sexy

Why do women like men with broad shoulders?

Broad shoulders are a typically masculine trait. The real question is "why do women like masculine men?" The answer is, not all do, but to a degree it may be hardwired into their psychology. Broad-shoulders/masculinity equates strength and virility. They are strong healthy stock and would give them (MORE)

What does to have broad shoulders mean?

Broad shoulder is the mark of a man. It remarks power and strength. So every man wants to have a broad shoulder. To get a broad shoulder one has to train their shoulders really hard, but at the same time to make the shoulders appear broad and balanced one has to develop his upper chest and upper (MORE)

Were women in the workforce in the late 1800's?

Women have always been in the 'workforce': I suppose the difference in emphasis is whether they are employees in a business as opposed to be bringing up children, which is what women have had to do throughout history. In many instances the economic pressures of WW1 made a significant difference in t (MORE)

What was the music in the late 1800's?

Different types of music were popular with different classes of society. The upper and middle classes used to attend classical concerts, opera and 'Lieder recitals'- musical soirees of operatic-style singing accompanied by quartets. Chamber music and tea-dances were also popular; couples used to enj (MORE)

What is the quickest and easiest way to get broad shoulders and big arms?

Hey there! It sounds like you're training for 'muscular hypertrophy' AKA get bigger guns! It basically means to increase the size of your muscle fibres and therefore your whole muscle mass. Here are the professional guidelines to muscular hypertrophy: Mode: weight/resistance training Frequency of tr (MORE)

What problems faced the American cities in the late 1800s?

1) In cities where the population was over 200,000, affordable housing was difficult to find. 2) Diseases could spread rapidly in urban areas. 3) Most buildings were made of wood, and fires could spread quickly in the densely-populated cities.

What are is Chicago known for?

In my opinion Chicago is known for very few things that are truly original to the city. -Historically: The fire of 1871 which burned down a huge chunk of the city and during the massive reconstruction the first skyscraper was built in 1885. The 1920s was known for a lot of famous gangsters. (MORE)

What size of shoulder is considered broad?

"A little bit goes a long way in shoulder width . . . 20-inch-wide shoulders look significantly broader than average shoulders; 21-inch shoulders will get plenty of attention; 22-inch shoulders will draw stares from almost everyone; 23-inch shoulders are super heroic and will get you a ticket on the (MORE)

Why did cities grow in the late 1800?

the gold rush in California attracted immigrants and therefore when immigrants came they searched for jobs. after discovering they couldn't reall find much gold, they took cheap jobs in the cities. this started urbanization. also more jobs in the city and there were industry's

How do you make your shoulders less broad?

i too have broad shoulders (im a girl) and i have been wondering the same thing because it keeps me from wearing a lot of cute clothes, so generally i try to avoid spagetti straps and go for thicker straps and stay away from strapless dresses and tank tops. Although, if you want to wear those types (MORE)

What best describes the population in the cities in the late 1800s?

The population grew because of the movement of farmers into thecities and the arrival of immigrants to America., The populationfell because farmers and immigrants moved west due to low factorywages and cheap land., The population grew dramatically because ofthe arrival of immigrants from Europe., Th (MORE)

Can broad shoulders be made narrower?

Of course not. Your physique is determined by your DNA. Nothing can change how wide your shoulders are. The only thing that would change the appearance of your shoulders is shoulder and upper body weight training/plyometrics, and that would make your shoulders appear larger and leaner.

How did society change in the late 1800's?

By the late 1800s, more and more people including farmers begun to move to large, crowded industrial cities to find better jobs. Larger, faster, stronger, and more efficient transportations like trains invented in the early 1860s replaced oxen and horse wagons. More and more immigrants started to mo (MORE)

Is Barack Obama broad shouldered?

No, not really. The expression "broad-shouldered" often applies tosomeone who is very muscular, a big man like a football player. Agood example in myth and in literature is Hercules, who issometimes depicted holding a club, or lifting a heavy object.President Obama has a tall and slender build, and (MORE)