The four-wheeled transportation vehicle symbolizes the promise and the pitfalls of the modern age.
5 - 8
Conservation, Engineering, Social Studies, U.S. History
The modern automobile, developed in the late 1800s, is based on the internal combustion engine, invented by Dutch scientist Christiaan Huygens in the late 1600s. Here, William D. Packard is driving his Model B Packard near the company's first plant.
Photograph from Bettmann
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May 20, 2022
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