Steam-powered vessels were important to the growth of the U.S. economy in the antebellum years.
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Earth Science, Geography, Physical Geography, Social Studies, World History
Steamboat River Transport
Steamboats proved a popular method of commercial and passenger transportation along the Mississippi River and other inland U.S. rivers in the 19th century. Their relative speed and ability to travel against the current reduced time and expense.
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October 10, 2022
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