Canals and Railroads
Lecture no. 15 from the course: Understanding the Inventions That Changed the World
Taught by Professor W. Bernard Carlson | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
How do you stimulate the economy and create more wealth? In the 18th and 19th centuries, canals and railroads provided the backbone of the Industrial Revolution. Investigate the engineering challenges of creating nationwide transportation systems, and explore the connection between infrastructure and the economy.