Transportation and Settlement

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Transportation and Settlement

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Places the first interstate highway, the National Road, on a map of the United States, and highlights the many forms of transportation involved in the migration westward, such as steamboat, canals, and trains. The segment also summarizes the lifestyle of settlers, and the process of creating Midwestern cities, such as St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Detroit, Milwaukee, and Chicago.

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Related Topics

  • Audubon
  • Clemont
  • Erie Canal
  • National Road
  • pioneer
  • Robert Fulton
  • settlement
  • westward expansion

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