The Wonderful Erie Canal!. By: Megan and Ian. The Beginning of the Erie Canal . A canal is a man made water way. It is different because it is narrow. It was DeWitt Clinton’s idea to build the canal. The others thought that the Erie Canal was impossible to build.
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By: Megan and Ian
A lot of people who helped were from Ireland! Also people who lived close helped dig it. Irish people thought that they would get paid a lot, so they helped. It was a lot to them, but little to us today.
Hi! My name is Megan. I enjoy lacrosse, swimming, cooking and soccer. I liked learning about how the impossible Clinton’s Ditch was built.
Hi. My name is Ian. I play basketball and baseball. I love to learn about space. I like learning about the man -powered machines used to build the canal.
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