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
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Interactives & Media
In the 1950s, the station wagon became a staple of America's new suburban landscape and a ubiquit...
motor, century, American, Immigration, street, twentieth, nineteenth, immigrant, rail, 1900, 20th, environment, travel, Sears, 19th, pollution, culture, 1800, America, history
Ride a train with a friendly conductor who teaches a young boy how to talk like a railroader.
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