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  • Pony Express Case Study

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    Johnson i The Pony Express THESIS: Three men in the mid-1800s had an idea to open up a mail delivery system that reached from the Midwest all the way to California. I. Introduction II. Background Information A. History B. What they did III. History And Myth A. Stereotypes B. Conflicts IV. Pony Express Articles A. Facts about the author

  • Essay on Life in the 1850's

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    Life in the 1850's In 1850, Scandinavian gold miners in California formed the first ski clubs in the United States. On June 2nd, a series of fires destroyed several million dollars worth of property in San Francisco. In 1851, Cornelius Vanderbilt established a steam ship route from New York to California. In 1852, Congress established the Oregon territory. A year later, a San Francisco club introduced the Irish sport of hurling into the United States. That same year

  • The Pony Express

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    The Pony Express was an extremely important event in history for three profoundly reasons. All together, it helped the farther east states to keep in contact with the West with all the news of what was happening, important documents, and sometimes small packages and family letters that were being sent from different states. It helped for new and more improved ideas of how could the spreading of news could be spread faster and safer. The good reason of keeping all the states in contact with all

  • The Pony Express : The Sled Express

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    The Pony Express The Pony Express was an extremely important event in history for three profoundly reasons. All together, it helped the farther east states to keep in contact with the West with all the news of what was happening, important documents, and sometimes small packages and family letters that were being sent from different states. It helped for new and more improved ideas of how could the spreading of news could be spread faster and safer. The good reason of keeping all the states

  • Notes On The Pony Express

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    With e-mail and e-documents, bills and insurance statements, which used to require first-class mail to and from a destination, can now be sent for free and within just a few seconds it is received. But before the internet was invented other ideas was sparked as well. Ideas how to have contact all over

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