Impact of Interstate Highway System on Transportation
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Impact of Interstate Highway System on Transportation

Learn about the transformation of transportation in the United States due to the development of the interstate highway system and the rise of truck transportation for shipping goods. Explore the significance of highways as important truck routes, especially in the Midwest's central location.

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What was the purpose of building the interstate highway system in the United States?

To connect the states and provide important truck routes

How has the economy of the Midwest changed over time?

It has transitioned from agriculture and manufacturing to technology and service industries

What industry has become a popular way of transporting goods in the United States?

Truck transportation

Where do many Midwesterners work in the tourism industry?

<p>Leading canoe trips across lakes in Michigan</p> Signup and view all the answers

In what type of building might people live due to the changing economy in the Midwest?

<p>Converted apartment buildings that were once factories</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary mode of transportation mentioned for visiting Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota?

<p>Driving on highways</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which city is known for being home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, one of the world's best?

<p>Chicago</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the location of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which has attracted millions of visitors since its opening in 1995?

<p>Cleveland</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which form of transportation is mentioned for tourists to use when spending an afternoon in Millennium Park in Chicago?

<p>Taking a train into the city</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a significant feature of the Midwest's arts and culture according to the text?

<p>The Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis</p> Signup and view all the answers

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