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Chronological Reasoning and Causation

New York's Barge Canal

  1. Load Map of Mohawk Valley, Schenectady to the Hudson River, 1912 in Main Image Viewer
  2. Load Map of the Canals of New York, 1922 in Main Image Viewer
  3. Load Barge Canal Construction, Temporary Footbridge at Medina, 1914 in Main Image Viewer
  4. Load Barge Canal - Gov. Whitman and other state officers in Main Image Viewer

Suggested Teaching Instructions

Setting the Stage: Have students complete The Impact of the Erie Canal activity from PBS Learning Media before completing the document analysis.