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by Lola M. Schaefer

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Author:
Lola M. Schaefer
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978-0736805476
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0736805478
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Capstone Press (January 1, 2000)
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Series: Famous People in Transportation. Library Binding: 24 pages.

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Robert Fulton was an American Engineer who developed the first commercially successful steamboat. This biography of Robert Fulton provides detail information about his profile, childhood, life & timeline.

Famous people in transportation" series. The Wright Brothers, Pebble Books (Mankato, MN), 2000. Henry Ford, Pebble Books (Mankato, MN), 2000. Robert Fulton, Pebble Books (Mankato, MN), 2000. Robert Goddard, Pebble Books (Mankato, MN), 2000. Who works here?" Series. Drawing on her enduring love of books and experience in the classroom as an elementary school teacher, Lola M. Schaefer began writing books and other teaching materials for beginning readers in the mid-1990s.

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Learn about Robert Fulton: his birthday, what he did before fame, his family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. He painted portraits and landscapes, drew houses and machinery in philadelphia and sent home the profits from his paintings to his mother. His first commercial steamboat, the North River Steamboat, traveled from New York City to Albany, New York and made this 150 mile trip in 32 hours. He married Harriet Livingston in 1806 and had four children with her. Associated With.

In 1807 that steamboat traveled on the Hudson River with passengers, from New York City to Albany and back again, a round trip of 300 miles (480 km), in 62 hours. The success of his steamboat changed river traffic and trade on major American rivers.

Robert Fulton, American inventor, engineer, and artist who brought steamboating from the experimental stage to commercial success

Robert Fulton, American inventor, engineer, and artist who brought steamboating from the experimental stage to commercial success. Although Fulton’s reception in London was cordial, his paintings made little impression; they showed neither the style nor the promise required to provide him more than a precarious living. Meanwhile, he became acquainted with new inventions for propelling boats: a water jet ejected by a steam pump and a single, mechanical paddle.

Simple text and photographs present the life of Robert Fulton and his contributions to transportation.