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Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest

Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
Erie Canal and Transportation Systems Webquest
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Students will gain basic knowledge about the Erie Canal and other early 1800s transportation systems including roads, steamboats and railroads. The main focus of this webquest is the Erie Canal and the development of the steamboat by Robert Fulton. The webquest uses a very student friendly website that covers the impact of early industrialization on transportation systems in the United States. Please check out the website by clicking on the link below.

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The webquest contains 50 questions and is a great way to introduce or to have your students go into more depth on the Erie Canal and early transportation in the United States. An answer sheet is included for the teacher. QR code is included along with the traditional website link. The webquest will take most students at least 30 to 50 minutes to complete depending on age. Feel free to modify this activity if needed to fit the needs of your students.

The following topics are covered in this webquest:
The Erie Canal
Robert Fulton and Early Steamboats
Early Railroads
Creation of Early Roads

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