Roller Coasters of the World

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Roller Coasters of the World

  1. 2. The beginning of a Wonder <ul><li>The roller coaster began in Russia as an ice slide in the 17 th century. </li></ul>
  2. 3. America’s First Taste of Thrill <ul><li>America’s first roller coaster was created in the foothill of a mountain in Pennsylvania . It was called Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway. </li></ul>
  3. 4. In France they say “Bonjour” <ul><li>France built their first roller coaster in 1817. They decided to attach cars to one another to ride on the tracks. The first looped roller coaster was put forth in Paris in 1846. </li></ul>
  4. 5. A Joy that Just Keeps Getting Better <ul><li>Everywhere across the world there are people enjoying the thrill of the rollercoaster. Whether it’s in one of the US’s many amusement parks or in Europe’s places of entertainment, the roller coaster’s legacy is undying. New rides are being created and the lines to ride them keep growing. Even if the wait is four hours long, you can be assured that excited riders are waiting for that heart pounding moment when the speed carries them away. </li></ul>

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