The Electric Telegraph:A Revolutionary Invention
Ships like this one were used to transport messages from America to Europe, which would take several weeks to deliver.

Can We Communicate Even Further with the Telegraph?

-People still felt that communication was limited since the telegraph only worked in the U.S. 

-If the U.S. wanted to send messages to Europe, they would still have to send them by ship which would take weeks

-Messages were somewhat outdated by the time they reached their destination.

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