The American Pony Express

The American Pony Express - through out the Persian Empire...

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The American Pony Express system was used to provide the fastest mail delivery between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California. “One of the ways in which societies build and maintain empires is by establishing system of communication and transportation, The Royal Road built by the Persian Empire connected Susa in Persia to Sardis in Anatolia. Because of this road, royal commands could quickly reach most parts of the empire” (95). Transportation The Royal Road was used to communicate and transport
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Unformatted text preview: through out the Persian Empire. It was the fastest way to travel back in the 6 th – 4 th century B.C. The American Pony Express system improved communication between east and west of America. The American Pony Express system could even be going in the winter. It provided the fastest communication between east and west America until the telegraph. The Royal Road was a distance of 1,677 miles, going from Susa in Persia to Anatolia....
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