Big Cities - Chicago, Sunday 2017 May 14 May 14th 2017 The flight from Calgary to Chicago was completely uneventful. The check-in kiosk gave me a rotten middle seat in a back row, but the helpful person at the gate gave me a good aisle seat, which translated into a window seat because no one else was in the row. Cloud cover was limited on the flight, and I began to understand the extent of the great plains of Middle America.
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North America » United States » Illinois » Chicago Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more