By: Alia Galindo

History and the inventor

John Fitch invented the first steamboat but the supplies to make it was to expensive so Robert Fulton was the to make it, a steamboat is a boat in which the primary method of marine propulsion is steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.


The steamboat helped a lot with transportation in goods and clothing. It was easier to transport on river than on land and it was much faster
The Steamboat - History Key Assignment - February 2014