Grade Range: 9-12Resource Type(s): Reference MaterialsDate Posted: 7/7/2008
Students can learn about the history of experimentation and innovation in the design of steam-powered, internal-combustion, electric, and solar-powered automobiles. This reference page is included in the online exhibition entitled America on the Move, which focuses on transportation in US history.
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In the 1950s, the station wagon became a staple of America's new suburban landscape and a ubiquit...
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A biography of the inventor Henry Ford.
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