Steamboat

Shyanne Ford

What is your inventions purpose?

The inventions purpose was to create a new way of transportation and to carry goods.

Who invented it?

What was the positive effect it had on the U.S?

The positive effect it had on the U.S was it was a quicker and easier way of transportation. The main positive was they could go upstream on rivers and canals. Which made transportation of goods much more efficient and economical.

What was the negative effect it had on the U.S?

The negative effect it had on the U.S was due to strong currents, older boats only traveled downstream on the Mississippi river system, No longer completely self-sufficient, farmers relied on favorable commerce to meet every day needs.