2 - Western Civ Notes 7/2 Transportation Revolution Earlier most economies were local Implications o Lack of connections with others o Failure of

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Western Civ Notes- 7/2 Transportation Revolution Earlier, most economies were local. Implications: o Lack of connections with others o Failure of crops Old Roman roads were still used (well built) Move the food to where the People are- urban areas. France built roads for easy transportation and cost efficient for more demand. Construction is more local- controlled by aristocrats. Built Toll Roads- used to collect money from building new roads. o Money went to the aristocrats In England, water transportation was more popular. o Most people wanted to go to London o Canals were also a method of transportation (movement of people and  goods) 19 th  Century- Invention of the train and steamboat (gives boats direction). 20 th  Century- Automobile and Airplanes. 18 th  Century- Transportation increases commerce. Attitudes start changing about consumption.
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This note was uploaded on 07/11/2008 for the course HIST 2 taught by Professor Shonk during the Summer '08 term at Marquette.

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