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I just think it might be a fun way to be a unique Chicago Bears Blog

Hope you all like it!

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Image from page 27 of “”My country, ’tis of thee!” or, The United States of America; past, present and future. A philosophic view of American history and of our present status, to be seen in the Columbian exhibition” (1892)
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Identifier: mycountrytisofth00john
Title: "My country, ’tis of thee!" or, The United States of America; past, present and future. A philosophic view of American history and of our present status, to be seen in the Columbian exhibition
Year: 1892 (1890s)
Authors: Johnson, Willis Fletcher, 1857-1931 Habberton, John, 1842-1921
Subjects:
Publisher: Philadelphia, J. Y. Huber co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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Text Appearing Before Image:
of Columbus, 32 Washington, 49 Residence of the President of the United States, 1798, ^4 Abraham Lincoln, 81 Worlds Fair, New York, 1853, 96 Main Building, International Centennial Exhibition, 1876, 3 Libby Prison, 128 Independence Hall, Philadelphia, I45 Chicago in 1856, 160 Chicago Street Life—Washington Street and Wabash Avenue, I77 U. S. Grant, 192 The Capitol, 209 Bear Pit (Lincoln Park) 224 The Auditorium Hotel, 241 Birds-eye View of the Proposed Buildings of the University of Chicago 256 14 UST OF ILLUSTRATIONS. FACINGPAGE Tacoma Building, 273 Residence of Hon. Potter Palmer, 288 Mines Building, 305 U. S. Man-of-War, 320 Agricultural Building, 337 Perspective View Looking South, Showing Knd of Worlds Columbian Exposition, 352 Administration Building, 369 Electrical Building, 384 Gallery of Fine Arts, 401 Transportation Building, 416 Horticultural Hall, 433 Fisheries and Agricultural, 448 Manufactures and Liberal Arts Building, 465 Machinery Hall, .• 480 Womans Building, 497

Text Appearing After Image:
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS. MY COUNTRY, TIS OF THEE. B CHAPTER I. THE AGE OF DISCOVERY. EGINNING with the year 1492, the date ofthe first voyage of Columbus, necessarilyleaves a great part of American history untold.Every nations story begins in the middle ; backof Leonidas are the Homeric heroes ; Romulusand Remus antedate the Tarquins. So, cen-turies before the clear glory of Columbus, wehave tradition of various shadowy explorerswhose strange barques visited our shores. Un-less we grant the earliest inhabitants of Americaan autochthonic origin, it seems most reasonableto suppose that they came from Asia. Such au-thorities as Humboldt, Bancroft, and Prescottdeclare it their opinion that the monuments, thesystems of cosmogony, the methods of comput-ing time, etc., all point to an ancient communi-cation with eastern Asia. It is certain that fromtime immemorial constant intercourse has beenkept up between the natives of either side ofBerings Strait, and it is very probable that theoriginal i

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