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1.State what reasons there were in the past for making tall buildings?
Closer to God, be immortal, mark the land
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2.What was the tallest building for over 4,000 years?
Pyramid of Gizeh
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3.What was the end of that?
Eiffel Tower
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4.What is the purpose of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai?
Be the tallest building
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5.Where does the story of the skyscraper start?
Manhattan
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6.How did the circus manager P.T. Barnum attract crowds?
Safety elevator (hoisted platform)
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7.Who was his partner at the New York world fair of 1853?
Elisha Otis
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8.What was it they did together?
Safety catch