- Why was there a need to have a system for standard time zones?
- What evidence from the text supports standard time zones being a positive or a negative for during the industrial revolution?
Courtesy of State Historical Society of Iowa"What Time Is It?" The Goldfinch, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 10, November 1983
This essay from The Goldfinch explains how on November 18, 1883, at 12 p.m. (noon), the United States railroads adopted a system for standard time zones.