Eisenhower's Interstates: The Modern-Day Roman Roads

Eisenhower's Interstates: The Modern-Day Roman Roads

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Dwight Eisenhower inaugurated the US. Interstate System, which now boasts more than 50,000 miles of roads. The idea came to a young Eisenhower in 1919 when he spent 62 days with a military convoy snaking across America on its primitive road system. But the idea for a trans-continental road network go back much further than Eisenhower. George Washington talked of the need for a vast system of roads to stitch together the nation.

But the true genesis of the U.S. Interstate system is the Roman ... See More

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