ERIE CANAL

BY: Abdisa K

WHO

The Inventors was Dewitt Clinton
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WHAT

5 facts

1. Construction begin in 1817 and it was completed in 1825.

2. It success propelled New York in to a major commercial.

3. Historic waterway of the united states.

4. It make easy way and safe way for people to travel on water way.

5. The Erie canal was 584 km (363 miles) long.

WHEN

It was invented in 1817-1825.

WHERE

  • It travel throw the great lake to New York city via the Hudson river and from Chicago to warren.
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WHY

It was invented to connect or travel from great lake to Atlantic Ocean.
The Erie Canal - History and Construction of the Canal, Barges, And Tour - 1940s

HOW

  • It was made by people man made river.
  • Life was different than today that time people travel with wagon, horse, mule before the Erie canal was made .