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Dane M.

Dane M.

Mike Graham

on 20 January 2013

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Industry Education Agriculture Then Then Then Now Now Now 1900s, a majority of Ohioans lived in urban areas and found employment in other industries besides farming. Still, agriculture remained an important segment of Ohio's economy during the twentieth and, now, the twenty-first centuries. 1. The Little Miami Railroad was one of Ohio`s most important early railroads. 2. The railroads attracted German and Irish immigrants who were looking for work. 3. The first railroads completed in Ohio was the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroads. 1. Railroading today can operate faster trains while at the same time reducing maintenance to both the track structure and equipment. 2. While coal still makes up 50% of all freight revenue for railroads other commodities are also important to the industry such as chemicals,inter modal and agricultural products. 3. Railroading today is a far cry from what it was thirty to forty years ago. 1. In many schools,one teacher would be in charge of instructing many grade levels at the same time. 2. Students used to get hit with paddles or rulers if they did something wrong. 3.Many poor kids did not have a chance to attend school as they had to work full time to support their families. 1. Teachers are assigned to teach only one grade level. 2. Students are disciplined in many ways however hitting a student is no longer a form of punishment. 3. Today all kids are required to go to school. 1. Prior to the 1800s, most people who called Ohio home earned their living through farming. 2. Most Ohio farmers who produced a surplus , sold their products locally or sent then down the Ohio and and Mississippi Rivers to New Orleans. 3. Farmers had the most success during times of war providing its allies with food. 1. Agriculture remains Ohio`s #1 industry today. 2. Ohio is still one of the nations leaders in agriculture. 3. There are nearly 75,000 farms in Ohio.
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