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        The Impact of the Erie Canal on America

        Students explore the story of the Erie Canal in this interactive lesson. They will learn how the creation of the Erie Canal represented a large-scale effort by people to change their environment to be more advantageous to them. This transportation waterway impacted American culture, economics, politics, and more. It set America on a path of destiny, from a fledgling nation to a worldwide superpower. 

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        The Impact of the Erie Canal on America

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