chapter 1 - Chapter 1 Class notes Questionnaire 1 When was...

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Chapter 1 Class notes & Questionnaire 1) When was the oldest steel cable suspension bridge built in the U.S. and where? => 1866. In Cincinnati, Ohio with Covington, Kentucky 2) Who built the 1 st and oldest suspension bridge in the U.S.? => John Roebling 3) Give examples of the world’s famous suspension bridges? => Golden Gate Bridge, Bridge between Toe of Italy and Sicily 4) Who invented the concept of a cable-supported suspension bridge? => John Roebling 5) How did John Roebling die and who took over the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge? => He was drowned while surveying centerline of the bridge. 6) What happened to Washington Roebling and who helped complete the Brooklyn Bridge? => Mysterious illness and his wife, Emily Washington took over the project. 7) Who started the Panama Canal and to which oceans is it connected? => John F. Stevens. Actually the French struggled with this project for over 9 years. 8)
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