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Which line from the description of the Pony Express best explains the idea of "rapid transit"?

 
The Pony Express was the first rapid transit and the first fast mail line across the continent from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast. It was a system by means of which messages were carried swiftly on horseback across the plains and deserts, and over the mountains of the far West. It brought the Atlantic coast and the Pacific slope ten days nearer to each other.
 
Which line from the description of the Pony Express best explains the idea of "rapid transit"? 
 
  
A)It was a system by means of which messages were carried
  
B)It brought the Atlantic coast and the Pacific slope ten days nearer to each other.
C)The Pony Express marked the highest development in overland travel
D)It, in fact, proved the feasibility of a transcontinental road.
I think is C

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Can ├Čt be B because rapid transit means fast transportation and am thinking that because it brought the atclantic and pacific coast 10 days. Thats the answer???
The clue lies in the first sentence - that rapid transit was the first fast mail line "across the continent from the Missouri River to the Pacific Coast"
 
A- While the Pony Express was a means by which messages were carried, it doesn't say anything about the speed of the delivery
 
B- This answer demonstrates that the same amount of distance is achieved in less time. The transit, or movement, from one place to another in significantly less time demonstrates speed.
 
C- The passage never really describes how the Pony Express ranked in relation to other overland travel routes.
 
D- This answer is not relevant, because the passage never really describes the feasibility of a transcontinental road.
 
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