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

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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 ex

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 overcrow

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 che