The History of the Erie Canal

The history of the Erie Canal was an individual research assignment.  The students had to conduct their research using traditional sources, then record it and supplying photographs they had taken on the field trip and found on the web, create a movie.  Each student had his or her own topic for the project. 

Life Before the Canal

The Proposal and the Economical Reasons for the Construction of the Erie Canal

Dewitt Clinton - The Governor and the Dreamer

Engineers and Workers of the Erie Canal

Aqueduct and the Lock System

The Economic, Social and Political Impact of the Construction of the Erie Canal

The Erie Canal Today

The Erie Canal Interesting Facts

The Erie Canal Facts