Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Interactives & MediaDuration: 9 MinutesDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Three short videos provide an overview of American transportation history in three different eras: 1800-1900, 1900-1950, and 1950-2000. These videos are 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
Lessons & Activities
Interactives & Media
In the 1950s, the station wagon became a staple of America's new suburban landscape and a ubiquit...
Sears, motor, 1800, century, pollution, Immigration, 20th, 1900, culture, street, twentieth, environment, 19th, immigrant, nineteenth, history, rail, American, America, travel
Ride a train with a friendly conductor who teaches a young boy how to talk like a railroader.
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