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Industry Agriculture Then Then Now Now 1. Most Ohioans initially in favor of railroads lived in communities without access to canals. 2. While railroad supporters first appeared in Ohio during the mid 1820s, little construction occurred until the 1840s. 3. Practically all of Ohio's first railroads existed only within the confines of the state or only extended a short distance into neighbor's states. 1. Railroading today is seeing a renaissance of freight traffic not experienced since world war II. 3. Other commodities besides coal are also very important to the railroad industry. 4. Farmers had the most success during times of war, providing it's allies with food. 2. Prior to the 1800's, most people who called Ohio home earned their living through farming. 3. Most Ohio farmers who produced a surplus, sold their products locally or sent them down the Ohio & Mississippi Rivers to New Orleans. 1. Ohio is still one of the nation's leaders in agriculture. 2. There are nearly 75,000 farms in Ohio. 3. Ohio ranks in the top 10 nationally in: Swiss Cheese (#1), Egg production (#2), tomatoes and pumpkins (#3), Bell Peppers (#5), Sweet Corn and Cucumbers (#6), and Chickens sold (#8). 1. In the private schools, girls and boys were not together. 2. Some of the subjects the girls learned were reading, spelling, history, arithmetic, geography, penmanship or handwriting. 3. Most of the subjects were the same, but the teachers were harder on the children in public schools. 1. Ohio homes earned their living through farming. 4. Ohio produced more corn than any other state, and it ranked second in the wheat production. 1. Students are disciplined in ways, however, hitting a student is no longer a form of punishment. 2. Coal still makes up 50% of all freight revenue for railroads. Education Now ThenFull transcript