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  1. This mail service was established to carry mail from St. Joseph, MI to Sacramento, CA (2,000 miles) in 10 days. Morse's telegraph outdid the PonyExpress si the Express was closed down in 1861.
  2. Was a sailing ship desgined by Donald McKay, It could outrun any steamer with its towering masts and sails.
  3. Along with Isaac Singer, h invented the sewing machine in 1846. It was a labor-saving device for women.
  4. He started the machanization of farming by inventing the reaper in 1831. Before, many laborers were needed to cut grain by hand, but with the reaper, the work could be done in a fraction of time.

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  1. Lowell SystemThis system was an attempt to mass produce textiles. New England farm girls were used as laboreres and were carefully supervised on and off the job. Everything was done inside the factory. Wool went in adn textiles came out.

          

  2. Cyrus FieldsHe started the machanization of farming by inventing the reaper in 1831. Before, many laborers were needed to cut grain by hand, but with the reaper, the work could be done in a fraction of time.

          

  3. Eli WhitneyAlong with Isaac Singer, h invented the sewing machine in 1846. It was a labor-saving device for women.

          

  4. Baltimore & Ohio RailroadFirst railroad in the US it stretched from Baltimore, MD to Ohio.

          

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