Westward by canal.

by Ruth Franchere

Publisher: Macmillan in New York

Written in English
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  • United States
  • Subjects:

    • Canals -- United States -- Juvenile literature,
    • Canals,
    • United States -- History -- 1783-1865
    • About the Edition

      Describes the planning, building, and use of canals in nineteenth-century America and their impact on the history, economy, and westward expansion of the United States.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [145]-146.

      LC ClassificationsHE395.A3 F7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination149 p.
      Number of Pages149
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5761515M
      LC Control Number71185217

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