Lesson 11 Canals Activities


American History Pages
  Native Americans
  Colonial America
  American Revolution
  The Constitution
  Our Nation Grows
  Civil War
  Industrial Nation
America (1785-1849)
The Northwest Ordinance
Life in the Northwest Territory
Louisiana Purchase
Explorers - Lewis and Clark & Pike
The Events leading up to the War of 1812
The War of 1812
The Star Spangled Banner
Life in the North
Life in the South
The Northwest Territory and Andrew Jackson
Americans Push West - The Trail of Tears
Frontiersmen/Settlements in the West
Mountain Men/Folklore - Paul Bunyan
The Fight for Texas
Seneca Falls - Women's Rights
The Gold Rush

Play the song Erie Canal.

I got a mule, her name is Sal,
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal!
She's a good old worker and a good old pal,
Fifteen miles on the Erie Canal!

We've hauled some barges in our day,
Filled with lumber, coal and hay,
And we know ev'ry inch of the way
From Albany to Buffalo.

Low bridge, 'cause we're coming to a town;
And you'll always know your neighbor.
You'll always know your pal,
If you ever navigated on the Erie Canal.


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