The great Chicago fire: a cause-and-effect investigation

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Publisher:
Lerner,
Pub. Date:
[2017]
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
810L
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On October 8, 1871, a fierce fire broke out in the bustling city of Chicago. Jumping rivers and burning miles of buildings and homes, the flames raged for more than two days. More than a hundred people died, and thousands were left homeless. Could the city have prevented this blaze? To understand the impact of a disaster, you must understand its causes. How did Chicago's building methods add fuel to the fire? How did human error delay help when the fire broke out? Investigate the disaster from a cause-and-effect perspective and find out!

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ISBN:
9781512411201
Reading Level:
MG
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Lexile measure:
810L
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