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Robert Fulton

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Kirkpatrick Sale explains that while Robert Fulton did not invent the steamboat, his knowledge of machinery and an ability to incorporate… read more

Kirkpatrick Sale explains that while Robert Fulton did not invent the steamboat, his knowledge of machinery and an ability to incorporate the inventions of others into his own work led to the development of the first truly workable steamship. The author explained that Robert Fulton’s North River steamboat, that made a successful four-day round-trip to Albany, ushered in the Industrial Revolution and transformed nineteenth-century America. close

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