By: Ethan and Cody
The history of steam transporation
- Steam transportation encouraged the rise of new processes in business
- American and European inventors had developed steam boats in the late 1700s, but they were not widely used until the early 1800s.
- The first steamboats were developed in France.
- Demand for steam boat service arose when steam boats started to arise.
- Steam boats increased trade and profit.
- Led to conflict over sea ways.
- Because of conflict over sea ways for steam boats, the steam trains were invented.
- They were first developed in Great Britain in the early 1800s, but didn't become popular in the United States until the 1830s.
- Trains were the fastest form of transportation for most people.
- The trains could be quite dangerous.
- The trains made getting goods to distant markets much easier
The first type of boat; led to different types of steam transportation
From Great Britain; invented the steam trains
First American inventor to create a steamboat
Questions and answers
A: It allowed for easier travel upstream and led to the development of more boats.
Q: Why did the steamboat have such an impact on American economy?
A: It allowed for faster travel of goods from place to place.
Q: What impact did the case of Gibbons vs. Ogden have on water travel
A: It led to steam train popularity, as there was fighting over sea-ways.