Airplane Effects On Society

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The invention of the airplane would indisputably change the world forever. Its long term effects on our society are nearly unmeasurable but one of the many problems the airplane produced is a connected world. People who could never get across the country now want to do so. The airplane was the gateway to an over consuming and over polluting world. Carter explains that mid 70’s pollution control policies shocked the transportation market and the people. He recalls President Roosevelt’s seemingly impossible orders to produce 100,000 airplanes saying: “If they could gear up to fight a war, they could gear up to protect public health.” The airplane is one of the largest polluting transportation forms. The Wright brothers had no idea the drastic
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