Constructing the Canal Uses of the Canal The Reason Behind the Canal Changes to the Canal 15 Miles on the Erie Canal

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What is 18 Aqueducts
How many Aqueducts are on the Erie Canal?

100

What is True
True or False? The Erie Canal carried more westbound immigrants than any other trans-Appalachian canal?

100

What is England
What country did America follow when deciding to build the Erie Canal?

100

What is 1836
What year was the Erie Canal enlarged for better transport by boats?

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What is 1905
When was the song "Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal" written?

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What is 83 original Locks
How many original Locks were on the Erie Canal?

200

What is DeWitt Clinton
Who was the man who was the driving force behind the Erie Canal?

200

What is the need for inland transport and westward expansion.
What was the main reason the Canal was built?

200

What is 7' x 70'
What dimension was the Canal increased to in 1836?

200

What is Thomas S. Allen
Who wrote the song "15 miles on the Erie Canal" ?

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What is 4 feet deep.
How deep was the Erie Canal original dug to be?

300

What is engineering problems
What was one of the biggest problems they came across while building the canal?

300

What is a faster smoother mode of travel
Why was the Canal and easier way to travel?

300

What is Clinton's Ditch
What was the original name of the Erie Canal?

300

Who is Bruce Springsteen
Who remade the song we used in the video in our first element?

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What is 1825.
What year was the Erie Canal Completed?

400

What is recreation
In the present day what is the main use of the Erie Canal?

400

What is 55 miles per 24 hour period.
How quickly were good transported on the Erie Canal when it was first constructed?

400

What is a toll pass permit
To pass through the locks in the present day, what do you need to possess?

400

What is 7 million dollars
What was the cost of building the Erie Canal?

500

What is lifting the Canal over other bodies of water
What are the purpose of Aqueducts?

500

What is the Barge Canal
In 1903 a third canal was built, what was the name of this canal?

500

What is the automobile
What was invented in the 20th century that sealed the fate of the Erie Canal ?

500

What is 363 miles long.
How long was the Erie Canal when it was first constructed?

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What is around 10$Before the Canal was built it cost about 100$ to ship goods, how much did it cost after the canal was built and being used?

Erie Canal History

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