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How Did Settlers Move Into Chicago

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Since settlers have moved into Chicago the Chicago leaders as well as the settlers have did everything they can to make Chicago fit their needs. *Native Americans, explorers, fur trappers, and traders all made use of this river network. The rivers provided access for early settlers to the new frontier. As settlers cleared land and grew crops, rivers and lakes carried supplies, delivered crops to markets, and floated logs to sawmills. The downcutting of the river exposed a variety of resources along the banks, including clay, rocks, coal, and minerals. * Chicago is part of North America.
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