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This course will introduce students to Chicago’s economic, ethnic, racial, cultural, and political development. Students develop knowledge concerning the impact of technological change on Chicago and the economic and demographic forces that have helped shape the city’s history. In addition the class will help CCC freshman to gain access to the various cultural institutions and neighborhoods of the city.