Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can view objects relating to the steamship Leviathan, the largest American passenger ship of the 1920s and 1930s. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
Museum education, Self-paced learning modules, Thematic approach, Visual instruction
The steam locomotive "John Bull" was built in 1831 and ran for 35 years, pulling trains of passen...
movement, American life, boat, mechanics, innovation, invention, modernization, vehicle, globalization, machine, lifestyle, expansion, travel, ship, America on the Move, change, culture, social history, transformation, technology
Joey was a ginger cat who really did go to sea with Alan Villiers on the ship Joseph Conrad.
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