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www.eyewitnesstohistory.com Eyewitness account of the 'Tom Thumb's' first trip.
www.socialstudiesforkids.com First steam locomotive built and tested in the United States. Peter Cooper built the Tom Thumb for the newly Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Cooper wanted the railroad to use machines instead of horses for power. To prove his point, Cooper offered to race the Tom Thumb against a horse. On August 28, 1830, the Tom Thumb rolled along a track, pulling a wagonload of people. Alongside the engine ran a horse. Faster and faster they both went, until the Tom Thumb lost a part and slowed down. The horse won, but B&O officials were convinced of the power and the promise of the locomotive.
www.history.com Find out more about the history of Morse Code & the Telegraph, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com
<div><span style="font-size:16px;">- Telecommunication</span></div><div><br></div><div>Long before cell phones and the Internet, the first worldwide telecommunication web emerged in the 1800s with the invention of the telegraph and the telephone.By delivering information at the speed of electricity over wires that gradually stretched across the country and around the globe, these innovations created a network of opportunities for a rapidly expanding society.</div><div><br></div> americanhistory.si.edu Long before cell phones and the Internet, the first worldwide telecommunication web emerged in the 1800s with the invention of the telegraph and the telephone.By delivering information at the speed of electricity over wires that gradually stretched across the country and around the globe, these innovations created a network of opportunities for a rapidly expanding society.
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www.american-historama.org Find a summary, definition and facts about the McCormick reaper for kids. History of Cyrus McCormick and the mechanical reaper. Information about the McCormick reaper for kids, children, homework and schools.
www.american-inventor.com Read a profile of American inventor Cyrus McCormick, whose invention of the mechanical reaper revolutionized farming across the world.
www.pbs.org Who Made America? | Innovators | Cyrus McCormick
www.britannica.com Isaac Singer: American inventor who developed the first practical domestic sewing machine.
www.pbs.org Who Made America? | Innovators | Isaac Merritt Singer
www.american-historama.org Find a summary, definition and facts about the Railroads in the 1800s for kids. The history and significance the Railroads in the 1800s. Facts about transportation and the Railroads in the 1800s for kids, children, homework and schools.
history.howstuffworks.com The railroad expansion of the 1800s changed America forever. By 1900, the people North America had settled a continent that previous generations had thought would take a thousand years to occupy.
railroads.unl.edu This site explores the history of railroads, telegraphs, and technologies in the nineteenth century, especially the era of the Civil War. It focuses on key episodes in American history: slavery, territorial expansion, the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad, the Indian Wars, immigration, the great railway strike, the Pullman strike, William Jennings Bryan, and how Americans adapted to modern technologies.
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