What Difference Could A Waterway Make?

What Difference Could A Waterway Make?

And Other Questions About the Erie Canal

eBook - 2011
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In the early 1800s, many Americans living in the eastern states wanted to explore the western frontier. Vast amounts of land and resources lay to the west-but the Appalachian Mountains formed a huge wall stretching from Canada to Georgia. How could Americans cut through it? Who could create a workable plan? What overwhelming challenges did the workers face? Discover how the Erie Canal opened the passage to the West, bringing people new opportunities for trade and expansion.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2011.
ISBN: 0761363173
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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