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    Transportation Transportation Presentation Transcript

    • Transportation
      By: Kyle Whitehead, Kody Wentz, Dakota McKelley, and Matt Moyer
    • Successes
      1849-1856 The North Carolina Railroad opens
      1856- Started the intracoastal waterway
      1874- Stagecoach service to charlotte is discontinued, travelers now use trains
      1887- Electricity has proven itself in Charlotte now that lights have been installed.
      1889- North Carolina’s first electric street car begins service in Asheville
    • Failures
      1854- Plank road connection Fayetteville with Bethania
      Plank roads destroy the wheels on the wagons
      The overland trail was a long dangerous road which you could get attacked by native Americans.
      The Oregon Trail was also a very dangerous trail.
      Stage coaches were failures because they broke easily.
    • Ways of Transportation
    • Increase of Train Popularity
    • Sites
      http://www.ncgo.org/transportation-timeline1800-1850.cfm
      http://houck.salkeiz.k12.or.us/cool.sites/ss/180.tavel/travel.1800.html
      http://library.thinkquest.org/J0111463/transportation.htm