Uncovering American History: A Primary Source Investigation of the Erie Canal, 1st Edition

  • Lara Sahgal
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  • ISBN-10: 149943510X
  • ISBN-13: 9781499435108
  • DDC: 386.480974
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

This volume relates the captivating story of the Erie Canal, chronicling how some dedicated political figures and surveyors-turned-engineers helped make one of the earliest American engineering marvels a reality.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: From Dream to Ditch.
2: The Erie School of Engineers.
3: A New Age is Launched.
4: The Railroad Age.
5: The Erie Canal in the Modern Age.
Timeline.
Primary Source Transcriptions.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Authors.
Photo Credits.