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what means of transportation of goods replaced rivers?

railroads


what are the release dates for american ride - 2011 rivers and railroads 2-7?

american ride - 2011 rivers and railroads 2-7 was released on: usa: 14 may 2012


why were the rivers of europe important in the early middle ages?

in the absence of good roads, railroads and canals, rivers were important to travel on. and travel was important to trade.


how did railroads and canals help the us grow?

railroads and canals helped the united states grow by increasing the transportation of goods. before canals and railroads, goods were moved by shipping with the flow of rivers or by horseback. canals and railroads also allowed goods to be carried faster and in larger quantities then before.


transportation in the north and south during the civil war?

in the south they used a lot of boats to get through the rivers. there was not many rivers in the north, so they built railroads.


how did railroads change american life?

rail roads changed american life because unlike steam boats that had to follow rivers and streams, railroads could be built almost anywhere.


where did many of virginia's cities develop?

along the rivers. those rivers were the major means of transport in the early days. later, railroads would influence growth- for the same reason.


how is a floodplain useful?

access to fresh water; the fertility of floodplain land for farming; cheap transportation, via rivers and railroads, which often followed rivers; ease of development of flat land


how did farmers move their products before railroads?

before the railroads were built, farmers had to haul their crops on wagons. this was one reason the farmers who wanted to export part of their crops settled near rivers or near the atlantic ocean.


what has the author george bradshaw written?

george bradshaw has written: 'lengths and levels to bradshaw's maps of the canals, navigable rivers, and railways, in the principal part of england' -- subject(s): canals, railroads, rivers


what mostly allowed manufacturers to build their factories away from rivers?

an alternate power source (other than the river) such as electricity.


what does the union plan tell you about the transportation in the south?

the importance of the rivers as military highways - especially the mississippi, the tennessee and the cumberland. the vulnerability of the railroads, of which the south had much less mileage than the north. (sherman's wrecking of the georgia railroads greatly shortened the war.)


why did railroads become more important than canals?

canals have significant drawbacks over railroads. railroads can be run to wherever the materials, goods, or market are, whereas canals have geological constraints (best following an existing river, unworkable in mountainous terrain, going over hills requires either deep cuts or locks/dams/lakes/rivers). also, railroads were much faster to operate than canal boats, making them preferred not only for cargo but also passengers.


why were rivers important to early civilizations?

they provided water for irrigation and agriculture, and offered easy transport routes before roads and railroads were built.also used to have a bath


how do people goods and ideas move in maryland?

people and goods in maryland are transported by its highway system and sometimes its rivers and railroads. ideas in maryland are exchanged via the internet.


what links germany's cities?

superhighways called autobahns along with railroads rivers and canals links germany's cities


where was the first industrial area located in the united states?

the first industrial areas located in the united states were in the northeastern states, generally alongside major rivers and railroads.


what physical obstacles did railroad construction in the us face?

many railroads had to run up and down steep mountains, around tight curves, and over swift rivers.


what physical obstacles the railroad construction in the us face?

many railroads had to run up and down steep mountains, around tight curves, and over swift rivers.


how did miners get to the godfield?

miners rode horses, walked, caught ships who came to ports near the gold, railroads, small boats up rivers, wagons, and stagecoaches.


what route did black slaves from the us take to get to canada?

slaves got to canada by the underground railroad there were many routes of the underground railroads and they took boats on top of rivers


what resources made locating a business in c leveland desirable?

the proximity to great lakes ports, railroads and rivers, a location halfway between ny & chicago made cleveland desirable.


what has the author diana l weigmann written?

diana l. weigmann has written: 'guidelines for liming acidified streams and rivers' -- subject(s): acid pollution of rivers, lakes, effect of lime on, environmental aspects, environmental aspects of lime, lime, pollution, water


what two modes of transport were fought for control over in the us civil war?

the union sought control over rivers that were located in the south. by doing so, it curtailed confederate use of these rivers to transport soldiers and supplies. the union wanted to also use these rivers for the same purpose and aid their invasions of enemy territories. railroads were also used for the same purposes. so they were areas of contention. now, also the gulf of mexico and the atlantic ocean, both on the coast states of the confederacy, were used to transfer cotton to europe by the south and also to receive supplies to southern ports. therefore, control of the aforementioned bodies of water was ongoing.


how did farmers living in the northwest territory get their crops to the cities on the east coast?

they were known to use canals, rivers and railroads newly built around that time, in the settlement of the northwest territory, in order to move their crops between cities on the east coast. i think.