By Road, By Rail, By River

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Description: Economic decisions for four centuries have been based on how quickly a product can get to market. Transportation evolved to keep up with market demands. Trails became national roads, river and sea-going transportation increased in size to take on larger and more specialized loads, and rivers themselves underwent transformation into canal systems connecting larger bodies of water with inland ports.

 Grade level(s): Middle and High School   Standards: OAS, GFL               Produced By: Jayne Marley