Streetcars or trolley(car)s (North American English for the European word tram) were once the chief mode of public transit in hundreds of North American cities and towns. Most of the original urban streetcar systems were either dismantled in the mid-20th century or converted to other modes of operation, such as light rail.
Introduction. This white paper provides a history of Walmart's distribution center network in the United States to the current day. The intent is to provide a detailed look at the evolution of Walmart's U.S. logistics infrastructure since the time when the company's first formal warehouse operation was opened in 1970.
The 13 colonies which formed the United States were based on different philosophies and religions within Western Civilization. Puritans settled in New England, Baptists in Rhode Island, Quakers in Pennsylvania, Roman Catholics in Maryland, Dutch Reformed in New York, and Episcopalians in Virginia.