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Railroad

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  • 1. An Early Steam Locomotive
  • 2. Increasing agricultural and industrial production It wasn´t possible to deliver the goods to the population Solution: Railroad BIG PROBLEM
  • 3. The first railways
    • Before 1700, trucks ran on wooden rails in Cornish tin mines
    • By about 1780, coal trucks in the North-East were running on wooden and stone tracks. A few tracks were made of iron
    • All these ‘waggonways’ were drawn by horses
  • 4. No competition from other means of transport Industry need iron From stations to towns Fresh products available News and letters speed up Ability to travel further Effects
  • 5. Locomotive
      • By 1800, fixed steam engines were working in mines and factories
      • The next step was the Locomotive – a moving steam engine that pulled coal trucks
  • 6. Liverpool to Manchester Railway
    • There was a competition in 1829 to see who’s locomotive was best. Stephenson won
    • He was chosen to build the Liverpool to Manchester railway
    • 400,000 people used the new railway in the first year. They were thrilled to travel at 18 m.p.h.
  • 7. New world
    • The ‘modern world’ took off with the coming of the railways. The world was never the same again after 1830.
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  • 9. Increase of Trade
    • When the Economy grows , protectionism would be imposed
    • So each country has tariffs and taxes on imports
    Growing purchasing power More goods for sale Increase sales Increase production Market grows Economy grows

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