History

Question

what happened to fitch's steamboat business?

2 Answer

  • He did not make enough profits to stay in business, therefore he went out of business.
  • Answer: He did not make enough profits and went out of business.

    Explanation:

    After a battle with James Rumsey, who had also invented a steam-powered boat. The newly created federal Patent Commission did not award the broad monopoly patent that Fitch had asked for, but rather a patent of the modern kind, for the new design of Fitch's steamboat.

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