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    facts about “Railroads In The 20th Century”, I will be discussing railroads in the 1900’s and also talking about the Golden Age. I am also going to be talking about the Maglev Train. The Transcontinental Railroad was constructed passing the western half of America and it was put together between 1863 and 1869. The railroad was 1,776 miles long and it served for the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States to be connected by rail for the…

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    This amount of track by the end of the period would reach to 19,748. The internal market also rose in 1895 due to the railroads opening up the ability for people to acquire goods. These railroads systems was the reason for such a boom in exports. During 1878- 1880 there was only one port that was accessible to the rail ways and that was Veracruz, but once the railways had connected other cities such as Tampico and Progreso in Yucatan they were able to boom. Cardenas states that with the use of…

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    The railroad didn’t just provide transportation for people. It was also use as a weapon, protection, and to transport war goods. The railroad system was an efficient and fast advantage that the north mostly controlled. One major advantage of trains was that they weren’t easily destroyed. During the Civil War, trains were used to quickly transfer information from the front lines to capital or other military camps.The transfer of information through trains became very important because telegraph…

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    substantial financial support required for mass construction of railroads. The Civil War caused the Union states’ manufacturing and financial sects of economy to flourish: bringing previously unseen prosperity to northern cities. New York City in particular "came into its own as the nation's banking center," connecting "Old World capital and New World ambition” (Schivelbusch, 1986). A burgeoning Wall Street assisted industry and finance replace agriculture as the keystone of the American economy…

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    products too, provided a safer transport compared to horses, along with countless other things. The steam railways better connected people and helped fuel the second industrial revolution. Without it our world might look a lot different than it does today. First, the steam railway system reduced the amount of time it took for people to travel and provided safer and improved transportation…

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    Emergence and expansion of Railway The rapid expansion of Railways was the most important infrastructure development in India during the British Raj. Starting in 16 April 1853, when the first railway passenger train started its operations, Indian railway system expanded to become, the fourth largest in the world by 1910. The pioneer of railway expansion in India was Governor-General Lord Dalhousie who formulated the plan to build a network of trunk lines connecting the major regions of…

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    A third major technological advance during the Industrial Revolution was the railroad. As the United States began expanding westwards, transportation became a key issue (Editors of Publications International, Ltd). Americans sought a form of reliable, all-weather transport that could allow them easy access to other parts of the country and especially the western frontier, but none of the existing means of travel was sufficient. Walking or riding on roads, the most common form of transportation,…

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    Bringing Back Trains This paper is focused on persuading the American voters to vote for leaders who want an increased spending budget for the American railways. There are big problems with our nation that can been fixed easily, but we keep looking the other way. Currently, there are millions of pounds of pollutants being released into our atmosphere by our cars and freight laden trucks. Not to mention our health, our money, and our countries independence are being neglected do to the overuse…

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    The sound of trains There is an elevated railway above the street that is used for the presentation. The train is invisible from the sight of the passenger in the vehicle. When the distance between the vehicle and the coach becomes tight, the sound inside the carriage is displayed from the car stereo. The location of the rail line is reproducing based on the transport timetable. Therefore, the announcement inside the passenger car and broadcasting in the railway platform, which flies out from…

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    grow as a whole over a long period of time. The Crossroads were the intersection in Corinth of a main North/South line and a vital East/West line (the spine of the confederacy). There were many ways the Crossroads reflected this significance through history but were most obviously significant while the Civil War was going on. It was very helpful during the Civil War. The Confederacy used the Crossroads to transport soldiers, food, weapons, and resources that they were going to need during the…

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