Social Studies 8R - I'm confused...

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Are railroads as important today as they were in 1800's?

To be really honest with you, I don't know... didn't they replace railroads with trains....????

  • Social Studies 8R - I'm confused... -

    Oh, dear, Child!

    Trains ARE railroads.

    Trains carry passengers and goods. They run on railroad tracks. The railroad companies own them.

    Railroads aren't as important now because goods and people are also transported in cars, trucks, and planes.

  • Social Studies 8R - I'm confused... -

    you have a point... thanks and there is no reason ... never mind

    thanks again

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    You're welcome.

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