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The Roller Coaster

 

 

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On March 8, 1848, the buildor of the worlds first roller coaster was born. La Marcus Thompson who is often called the “Father of the Gravity Ride, created the first gravity-powered roller coaster in the U.S. at Coney island New York. La Marcus was a natural mechanic. At the age of 12, he design a butter churn and an oxcart his roller coaster paved the way for future rides such as Space Mountain at Disney world.

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On March 8, 1848, the builder of the world's first roller coaster was born. La Marcus Thompson, who is often called the "Father of the Gravity Ride," created the first gravity-powered roller coaster in the U.S. at Coney Island, New York. La Marcus was a natural mechanic. At the age of 12, he designed a butter churn and an oxcart. His roller coaster paved the way for future rides such as Space Mountain at Disney World.

 

Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
Copyright © 2005 Education World

 

03/2005