Big Cities - Chicago, Monday 2017 May 15 May 15th 2017 Last night was really cold! The hotel windows were relatively new, but ill-fitted, and they leaked cold wind. The door was not tight, and the elevators created a draft drawing in more cold air. I wore my fleece all night. Even our group leader, Andrea, exclaimed that the weather was unusually cold for May. Fortunately, after breakfast the sun came out and the air warmed into a lovely summer day.
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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