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By: Matt Bishop
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         5/1/09
1933 World’s fair
 The 1933 world’s fair was held in Chicago, Illinois an
  lasted between October 1933- May 1994
 The f...
History
 This was the 221st world’s fair
 It was one of the largest worlds fairs
The cost
 A ticket to the 1933 worlds fair was 50 cents
 There were over 48 million people who came
 rides were 5 cents.
About
 There were over 200 exhibits
 And over 300 rides and games
 Many exhibits were based off of scientific
  achieve...
Exhibits
 There were many exhibits in this fair.
    Communications, Major automobile
     manufacturers.
 The exhibit ...
Success
 Originally the fair was supposed to run from October
  1933 to November 1934.
 The fair was such a big success ...
Bibliography
 Various. Chicago and Suburbs 1939. Wikipedia, The Free
  Encyclopedia . Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.
  http:/...
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  1. 1. By: Matt Bishop Period: 3 5/1/09
  2. 2. 1933 World’s fair  The 1933 world’s fair was held in Chicago, Illinois an lasted between October 1933- May 1994  The fair was held to celebrate “A Century of Progress”  It was a “Century of Progress” theme because of all the advancements in color and lighting
  3. 3. History  This was the 221st world’s fair  It was one of the largest worlds fairs
  4. 4. The cost  A ticket to the 1933 worlds fair was 50 cents  There were over 48 million people who came  rides were 5 cents.
  5. 5. About  There were over 200 exhibits  And over 300 rides and games  Many exhibits were based off of scientific achievements made in the past century  The fair also was held to celebrate the 100th year anniversary of incorporations in Chicago
  6. 6. Exhibits  There were many exhibits in this fair.  Communications, Major automobile manufacturers.  The exhibit were painted to create a rainbow as you walked by.  The Zeppelin was a big exhibit  There were many exhibits showing new and future cars.
  7. 7. Success  Originally the fair was supposed to run from October 1933 to November 1934.  The fair was such a big success that it stayed open to May of 1934.  The fair was paid for by the exhibit fees and the admission cost.  Over all 48,769,227 people visited the fair and over 1 million dollars were raised.
  8. 8. Bibliography  Various. Chicago and Suburbs 1939. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia . Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Century_of_Progress#Exhibits  Brooks, Monica. 1933 “Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress Homes of Tomorrow Exhibition.” 2007. Marshall University. June 2007 http://users.marshall.edu/~brooks/1933_Chicago_World_Fair.htm  Various. “Century of Progress.” Chicago Historical Society Copyright © 1999. http://www.chicagohs.org/history/century.html  Mayton, Don. “1933-1934 World’s Fair GM Futurliner Restoration Project National Automotive and Truck Museum of the United States .” Copyright 1999-2009 http://www.futurliner.com/fair.htm
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