Chicago World's Fair Informative Speech Outline

414 WordsOct 23, 20132 Pages
Emily Amadio I. (Introduction) A. (Attention Getting Device) Picture a fair. Most picture tents and clowns. B. (Relevance) Major part of Illinois history. C. (Credibility) Interested in history. Read books. D. (Preview) To understand the magnificence of the Fair, it is important to know about, 1. Production 2. Important buildings and exhibits 3. The remnants of the Fair II. (Body) A. Main Point one- Production 1. Why? 400th Anniversary of Columbus. (Erik Larson. Devil in the White City. Vintage Books. 2003.) 2. Pride. Be better than France. (Erik Larson. Devil in the White City. Vintage Books. 2003.) 3. Polls. (Erik Larson. Devil in the White City. Vintage Books. 2003.) 4. Location. Jackson Park. (Hubert Bancroft. The Book of the Fair. Bancroft Co. 1893.) Now that we know a little about the background of the fair, next we will look at a few important buildings and interesting exhibits. B. Main Point two- Buildings and Exhibits 1. Women’s Building. Sophie Hayden. (Chicago Historical Society. The World’s Columbian Exposition. Chicago Historical Society. 1999.) 2. Art Palace. C.B. Atwood. (Hubert Bancroft. The Book of the Fair. Bancroft Co.1893.) 3. Manufactures Building. George Post. (Hubert Bancroft. The Book of the Fair. Bancroft Co. 1893.) 4. Building’s exhibits fit theme of building. (Chicago Historical Society. The World’s Columbian Exposition. Chicago Historical Society. 1999.) a. Food. In Agr. Building. b. Light Bulbs in Electricity Building. c. Transportation. R.R. Cars. 3 modes of Transportation. As you can see many things were presented at the fair. Next we will discuss remnants and products from the Fair that have made an impact on history and are still around today. C. Main Point three- Remnants of the Fair 1. Predecessor of city festivals. (Chris McNamara.

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