History of steamboat
In 1769 a scottish man james watt created a improved version of the steamboat. in 1789 john made the first succesful trialof a forty-five foot steam boat. Riding the delaware river. Robert Fulton created his own version of a steamboat so he really didnt create the steamboat but a version.
Introduction to Robert Fulton
Robert Fulton (1765-1815) built his first boat after Fitches death, and it was Fulton who became known as the "father of steam navigation."
steamboat changing America
the steamboat changed america because it got people port to port. it would be really quick to get someone to where they need to go.