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In the mid-19th century Americans were quite proud of their growing network of canals that were opening up farming and factory sections in the middle of the country to more trade with the large eastern cities. It was less expensive to move goods by canal than by over-land wagon.

 

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"A System of Modern Geography, Comprising a Description of the Present State of the World..."

publisher   Thomas, Cowperthwait and Company
author   Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1792-1868)
date   1851
location   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
height   6.75"
width   4.25"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Books/Textbook / Schoolbooks
accession #   #L00.048


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See Also...

Canal Construction

"A Practical System of Modern Geography"

"Geography Made Easy"


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