Good luck with today's Brain Game Free-for-all Friday challenge. Here we go:
Which was the first U.S. city NOT in the original 13 colonies to reach a population of 100,000? a. New Orleans b. Chicago c. St. Louis d. San Francisco Here is the ANSWER.
ANSWER: a. New Orleans. In the 10 years leading up to the 1840 Census, New Orleans more than doubled in size and peaked as the third-largest city in the country, behind New York and Baltimore.
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