2 edition of Development of transportation systems in the United States found in the catalog.
Development of transportation systems in the United States
J. Luther Ringwalt
|Series||History of American economic : studies and materials for study, History of American economy : studies and materials for study|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||398 p.,  leaves of ill. :|
|Number of Pages||398|
The growth and expansion of the United States in the decades before the Civil War were closely tied to improvements in the nation's transportation system. As farmers shifted from growing just enough to sustain their families (subsistence agriculture) to producing crops for sale (commercial agriculture), demand grew for cheaper and faster. Development of transportation systems in the United States: comprising a comprehensive description of the leading features of advancement, from the colonial era to the present time, in water channels, roads, turnpikes, canals, railways, vessels, vehicles, cars and locomotives ; the cost of transportation at various periods and places, by the different methods .
Transportation Systems Research in the United States: An Overview Executive Summary Transportation systems and services (on land and water, in the air, and in space) account for some 2~25 percent of the U.S. gross national product (GNP) a striking measure of their critical importance to the nation. Thanks to the development of technology and transportation systems, the world has become a “global village,” and mankind has achieved economic and cultural development. Developed transportation systems have facilitated the development of political, economic, cultural, touristic, and sporting relations among people in the modern world.
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Development of Transportation Systems in the United States: Comprising a Comprehensive Description of the Leading Features of Advancement, from the Colonial Era to the Present Time, in Water Channels, Roads, Turnpikes, Canals, Railways, Vessels, Vehicles, Cars.
Development of transportation systems in the United States; comprising a comprehensive description of the leading features of advancement, from the colonial era to the present time, in water channels, roads, turnpikes, canals, railways, vessels, vehicles, cars and locomotives.
Transportation Infostructures is the first volume stemming from the Diebold Institute for Public Policy Studies, Inc.'s, information-based infrastructure project. This work was conducted under a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The project, which is international in scope, represents a cooperative effort whose goal is to assess the value of information technology in societal.
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Development of Early Transportation Systems in the United States. on account of the development of an imperative necessity for improving the channels of communication between the states east and west of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, and the states north and south of the Ohio, and congressional action, which gave a more distinct and.
Overview. The mobility of passengers and freight is fundamental to economic and social activities such as commuting, manufacturing, distributing goods, or supplying energy.
Each movement has a purpose, an origin, a potential set of intermediate locations, and a destination. Mobility is supported and driven by transport systems which are composed of infrastructures, modes, and. Transportation systems, either existing or envisaged for the future, can be classified according to these components and their relations to the larger economic, social, and physical systems in which they occur.
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In more auto-centric suburban. United States - United States - The United States from to The years between the election to the presidency of James Monroe in and of John Quincy Adams in have long been known in American history as the Era of Good Feelings. The phrase was conceived by a Boston editor during Monroe’s visit to New England early in his first term.
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