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West By Waterway

author: Nirgiotis, Nicholas
Studies how the westward expansion of the United States was facilitated by the use of the country's many waterways, describing the different types of boats pioneers used to make their journeys, and discussing some of the reasons people were determined to go west.
386
year: 1995
copies: 6
call number/section: 386
lexile: 1220

River Horse

author: Heat Moon, William Least
William Least Heat-Moon provides an account of his experiences during a five-thousand mile journey across America by boat.
917.3
year: 1999
copies: 2
call number/section: 917.3
lexile: 1380

Rivermen

author: Stewart, Gail
A history of life on the river in the United States, particularly on the Mississippi, when rivermen, by their work, made possible exploration, settlement, and travel not otherwise possible.
978
year: 1990
copies: 1
call number/section: 978
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Gibbons V. Ogden

author: Levinson, Isabel Simone
Describes the Supreme Court case concerning the steamboat monopoly between New York State and New Jersey, which established the right of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.
343.73
year: 1999
copies: 9
call number/section: 343.73
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River And Canal

author: Boyer, Edward
Describes the designing, construction, and operation of an imaginary nineteenth-century canal, based upon similar histories of real canals.
627
year: 1986
copies: 2
call number/section: 627
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subjects: canals, river engineering, hydraulic structures, inland navigation [X]

Building The Panama Canal

author: Engdahl, Sylvia
Presents controversies about building the Panama Canal and offers first-person narratives from people who lived through or were impacted by this event.
972.87
year: 2012
copies: 4
call number/section: 972.87
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Pioneers On Early Waterways, Davy Crockett To Mark Twain

author: Mccall, Edith S
Brief stories about famous persons and events intimately connected with the Mississippi River furing the nineteenth century.
386
year: 1980
copies: 2
call number/section: 386
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Early River Travel

author: Mcneese, Tim
Discusses the development and uses of different means of transportation along the great network of rivers in early America.
386
year: 1993
copies: 4
call number/section: 386
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subjects: inland water transportation, river boats, inland navigation [X]

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