Why is the Chicago World’s Fair such a powerful symbol of this time period?

Unit One Response Assignment 1302Please respond to the following using the information provided in your textbook and in the sources provided here. To do well you must follow the guidelines and rubric for Essay Response Assignments:
1, Immigration and urbanization are two of the most important historical trends of the Gilded Age. Why were those two things so important to this time period and how do they change the United States?
Your response should consider why and how cities grew, when the immigrants began arriving and where from, how the immigration of the Gilded Age changed American cities, and how native-born Americans responded to these changes. Why is the Chicago World’s Fair such a powerful symbol of this time period?Please use the sources posted below for this assignment: (you need to be sure and cite these sources properly. You may use MLA or Chicago Manual of Style)
SourcesMelting Pot podcast (Links to an external site.)Immigration in the Gilded Age Article