Question #2



Which of these statements is NOT true about coal’s history?

A)        Coal was used during caveman times to provide heat.

B)         In the 1300s, Native Americans used coal for cooking, making clay pots, and heating.

C)         In the 1700s, the first U.S. coal mining operations opened in Virginia.

D)        Coal use declined during the Industrial Revolution because wood charcoal burned hotter.

E)         Coal was used in the production of weapons during the American Civil War.