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By Brett Gleason. Effects From The Roads. . The old roads This is a picture of the first roads ever made. These roads helped people with shorter transportation routes.

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By brett gleason

By Brett Gleason

Effects From The Roads


.The old roads This is a picture of the first roads ever made. These roads helped people with shorter transportation routes


Broken BridgesGetting ready for defense in the War of 1812 with the United States, Craig's soldiers destroyed all the bridges on the Craig Road and blocked off the road in many places.


Great national pike
Great National Pike

  • In 1811 the government started building the Great National Pike.

  • Thousand of men worked on the roads, every few years a new part was opened.

  • Stagecoaches and covered wagons used the roads for carrying mail and passengers.

  • Western farmers used the roads to move sheep and cattle to the big markets in the east.

    Suter, Joanne. United States History. New Jersey: Globe Fearon 1994


The great national pike cont
The Great National Pike Cont.

  • The Pike was well known as route 40.

  • It started being built in Maryland and stopped in Vandalia, Illinois.

  • It helped taverns, inns, and dry good markets get lots of customers.

  • http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=The+Great+National+Pike&gbv=2


Here are some pictures of today s roads
Here are some pictures of today's roads

  • http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&q=highways&gbv=2


Works cited
Works Cited

  • Suter, Joanne United states history. New Jersey: Globe Fearon, 1994

  • The National Pike. 2009 <http://www.washcolibrary.org/newsindex/Civil%20war.htm



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