Westward Movement & Transportation

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    Westward Movement and Transportation 
     
    After the Revolutionary War, people began to move west into the frontier lands of New York State.  They developed, invented and built new methods of transportation and communication. 
     

    Roads Heading West
     
     
     
     
     

    The Erie Canal 
     
     
     
    Click to see a short video 
     on the building of the Canal.
     
     

     
    Railroads