In 1672, the first mail services in Americas were unofficial routes between the northern colonies’ largest cities Boston, New York City, and Philadelphia. As the colonies grew they found their need for better communication growing. This need would spawn the evolution of communication in United States of America. Starting in 1844 with the invention and use of the telegraph by Samuel Morse, to the first use of a fax machine in 1922, and finally the dawn of the of the digital age in 1971 with the first email. Since then America’s need for constant communication has moved into online faxing, video sharing, live web conferencing and more. See what led us down this path and what the future holds for communication in America.
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