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The 3rd largest city in the USA was founded by a Black man. Jean Baptiste Pointe du Sable was first settler in Chicago, arriving from Europe in 1770s. He married a Native Potawatomi Indian woman (Kittahawa) & founded first trading post in area. The Town of Chicago was organized with a population of 350, August 1833. Born in Saint-Marc, Saint-Domingue (now Haiti), he built the first permanent settlement at the mouth of the river just east of present Michigan Avenue Bridge on the north bank.

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First stop on our tour: #Haiti Population: 10110019 GDP Per Capita : $1800 Poverty Rate: 58.2% Life Expectancy: 63.51 This week take 10% off all our beautiful handmade Haitian products in our store! #fairtrade #earthday2016 #sandiegoshopping

AMERICA/HAITI - Four years after the disaster most of the population live in unacceptable poverty

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This is Haiti's population pyramid for the year 2014, taken from census.gov. Population pyramids show the distribution of various age groups in a population. Haiti's population pyramid, with a wide base, is typical of underdeveloped nations.

URBAN ANIMAL: HILLSIDE SLUM - Slum-dwelling residents of Port-au-Prince, Haiti (population 4 million, density 50,000/mile [129,500 km2]) face bleak living conditions in the Western Hemisphere’s poorest country.

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Celestus anelpistus, or giant Hispaniolan galliwasp. Critically endangered, possibly extinct. Native to Dominican Republic and Haiti. Population trend is decreasing, the area of occupancy is less than 10km2 with a population of <50 individuals. Threats/cause of extinction from loss of habitat.

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