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.
year: 1995
call number/section: 386.09, 386
subjects: inland navigation, united states, history, 19th century, juvenile literature, inland water transportation, frontier and pioneer life, united states, territorial expansion, juvenile literature
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