The steel plow

By Jordan Veach

Who invented the steel plow

John Deere created the steel plow.

When was the steel plow invented

John Deere invented the steel plow in 1837 when the Middle-West was being settled. The soil was different than that of the East and wood plows kept breaking.

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Where was the steel plow invented.

He invented it in Grand Detour, Illinois where he had settled.
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Why was the steel plow invented

Wood plows couldn't plow the rich soil of the Middle-West without breaking. John Deere thought about it and was convinced that only a plow with mould board, made of good steel that isn't rusted would solve this problem.
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How was the steel plow invented

John Deere invented the steel plow in 1837 when the Middle-West was being settled. The soil was different than that of the East and wood plows kept breaking.

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How did the steel plow change our lives

The steel plow, first created by inventor John Deere in 1837, was strong enough to plow soil but lightweight enough to be managed by a single farmer and team of oxen. The steel plow transformed the American Midwest into farmland and quickly spread

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