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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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?
What is around 10$