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Technology of early America

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FC: Early technology During the Industrial revolution

1: By Luke Worobey this story is about early inventions during the Industrial revolution.

2: This is a map of the Erie canal.

3: During the Industrial revolution the Eire canal was built. It was finished in 1825. It was 350 mile long from the Hudson river and the Great Lakes | Between it's closure in 1882 it made 121 million dollars. It made new big companies uprise which brought more money to Ohio.

4: The canal made it possible for farmers to transport their goods to New England.Farmers in the North weren't needed anymore and all of the farmers were quitting and working in factories.

5: Baltimore and the Ohio railroad was the first railroad ever in the United states. In 1830 the South Carolina railroad was built to increase trade from the interior of the state.

6: By 1850 some 9,000 miles of track had been laid east of the Missouri railroad. The railroad was one of the early inventions during the Industrial revolution.

7: In 1837 John Deere made the first successful riding plow. His steel plow let farmers to turn heavy prairie soil.Which couldn't be done with iron plows.

8: THe steel plow made farming more easier with less human labor.During the CIvil war 25 years later the women children used it when the men were away at war.

9: Urls | Website #3 ©2012 6/3/12 Inventors and inventions

10: Website #2 The railroad US History Pre -Columbian to the New Millennium ©2012 5/22/12 History channel website ©2012 5/24/12


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