American History


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The ______ canal is the biggest construction project in the Western world in the last 4,000 years. (over 300 miles long)
Erie canal
The Erie Canal opened in _______ connecting the East and Midwest.
Cotton was called _________.
White gold
In 1850, men's clothing was the largest ___________ in New York.
Manufacturing industry
What kind of oil did America run on?
Whale oil
In 1841, New Orleans was ground zero for the ________________.
Slave trade
How much was the slavery business worth to the Southern economy?
2 billion