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Devil in the White City Part 2
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What did Burnham ask Sullivan to do to his building?
Add one grand entrance
Why is Olmstead worried?
There is not enough time
Why does the public begin to doubt?
There is not enough time
Why is Burnham in trouble with the unions?
He has been hiring immigrants
What do the Unions want?(3)
8 hour days
minimum union wages
to be hired first
T/F There is a lot of anti-union propaganda
Who is Sophia Hayden and how much did she get paid?
She was chosen to build the "Woman's Building" and she got paid $1,000 for it.
What is a criminal database?
a record of a person's criminal history
What does cuckoldry mean?
An act of adultery committed by a married woman against her husband
Who is Gertie?
Where does Gertie go?
back to Iowa
How does Gertie die?
What does Holmes do to get Ned off his back?
Gives him the pharmacy
increase salary from $12 to $18 dollars an hour
basically trades store for Julia
Why does Ned divorce Julia?
She was cheating on him with Holmes
Who is Peral?
Ned and Julia's daughter
Who gets custody of Pearl?
What did the american engineers say when Guatave Effel offers to build a bigger/better tower?
They say No because they were insulted
Who is Prendergast?
A Crazy Irish immigrant that supports Harrison.
What type of cooling system did the fair use?
Tesla AC electricity
Why were they having trouble with the dirt?
it was too wet and shifty
Who is Sol Bloom and what is he hired to do?
he is a young entrepreneur (hype man) hired to run the midway
What is burnham worried about 16 months prior to dedication day?
What is Burnham's solution to crime?
he forms a security force
What is Burnham's solution to fire?
creates fire department
What is Burnham's solution to water?
has 2 kinds - filtered and spring
Why is Sofia Hayen sent to an insane asylum?
She had a nervous breakdown
What were Holmes conditions on marrying Julia?
She had to get an abortion
When did Holmes say he was going to preform Julia's abortion?
What does Holmes do instead of an abortion to Julia?
He kills her with chloroform
What happens to Pearl?
Holmes kills her with Chloroform like her mom
Who is Charles Chappell?
an articulator (He dissects bodies)
For how much did Chappell articulate Julia's body for?
What does Holmes say originally about where Julia went?
she is leaving for a wedding
What does Holmes later say about where Julia went?
she is going away to protect Pearl from Ned
What does "a gauntlet dropped" mean?
Murders were up by what percent?
What does Pitezel go to Dwight for?
The Keeley cure for alcoholism
Who does Pitezel meet in Dwight?
Who proposes to Emiline?
Where does Holmes promise to take Emiline?
Why is Olmstead upset (dedication day)
work is slow
workers are destroying his work
he gives up part of his woodland to Japan
What is Olmstead inspired to do after going to Europe?
keep a wild look
What destroys the Manufactures and Liberal Arts building?
What did Burnham do when he couldn't get water from Watesha spring?
He gets it in Watesha county
Why does Burnham fire Pretymen?
He won't paint all the buildings white.
Who does Burnham hire to replace Pretymen?
What does Frank Millet invent?
What does Francis J Bellamy write?
The Pledge of Allegiance
Who is Prendergast?
a crazy Irish man
Who does Prendergast write to in the chapter "Prendergast"?
Trude, a lawyer
Who built the Ferris Wheel?
George Washington Gale Ferris
What was the diameter of the ferris wheel?
How many people would fit in each car of the ferris wheel?
How many cars were on the ferris wheel?
What does redux mean?
Where does Emiline say she is going for Christmas? And how long was she going to stay for?
IN, and maybe permanently
Who does Holmes say Emiline married?
What was Phelps an alias for?
How cold was it in January 1893?
How did Olmstead partner die?
Who was Olmstead's partner that died?
What building collapses under snow?
The M and LA
What were 4 of Holmes's businesses?
Silver Ash institute
Who did Holmes build a house for?
Myrta and Lucy
Who are detectives looking for?
Emiline and Julia
What does Minnie do for holmes? (Job)
T/F Minnie does not sign over her inheritance
What does Minnie think Holmes's name is?
T/F There is a record of Holmes and Minnie's marriage
Why is Anna nervous about Holmes and Minnie's relationship?
it's going too fast
Minnie is naive
Holmes shouldn't need her money
What is Buffalo Bill's show called?
Buffalo Bill's Wild West and Congress of Rough Riders of the World
How big is Bill's show?
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