Steamboats By Robert Fulton

Why It Was Invented.

  • Extremely exhausting to row up stream.
  • Couldn't get back up Mississippi River. Only could trade downward.

Problem It Solved.

  • People didn't have to row up stream.
  • Made it easier for people.
  • Steamboats were able to travel both ways on a river.

Makes life better.

  • Able to trade easier.
  • Travel easier also.

But the steamboat did not cause any problems. 

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