Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Interactives & MediaDuration: 10 MinutesDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Three short videos provide an overview of the history of America's transportation infrastructure in three 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
In the 1950s, the station wagon became a staple of America's new suburban landscape and a ubiquit...
social history, economy, travel, 20th century, twentieth century, immigrant, expansion, movement, culture, 1900’s, business, 1800, 1900, invention, economic, 19th Century, immigration, nineteenth century, technology, innovation
Ride a train with a friendly conductor who teaches a young boy how to talk like a railroader.
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