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1.Hartford is the capital of Connecticut.It is the second largest city in the state.Write your version in the space below:
2.Hartford was once known as an industrial center.It was the home of several manufacturers.They made firearms, typewriters, bicycles, and even cars.Write your version in the space below:
3.Today, though, several insurance companies make Hartford their home.Aetna, the Travelers, the Hartford, and Cigna are in Hartford.Their home offices are within miles of one another.Write your version in the space below:
4.Manufacturers once took advantage of Hartfords access to the Connecticut River.They also enjoyed Hartfords well-educated workforce.Write your version in the space below:
5.Eventually, cheap labor in the southern states lured manufacturing away from Hartford.Large empty factories were all that was left of Hartfords industrial past.Write your version in the space below:
6.Some of these factories have been torn down.Some of them have been converted to artists studios.Write your version in the space below:
7.Today, great wealth abounds in Hartford.The wealth is centered in the insurance industry.However, few manufacturing jobs are still available.Write your version in the space below:
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