Changing the Face of the Earth: The Erie Canal
- How could Americans cut through the Erie Canal?
- Who could create a workable plan?
- What overwhelming challenges did the workers face?
Answer the big questions about how the Erie Canal opened the passage to the West and created new opportunities for trade and expansion. This book includes an overview the project, plus primary sources, activities, a timeline, and suggestions for further reading.
©2011. Middle school. 6 x 9 inches. Softcover, 48 pages.