Essential Questions How did the early national period establish precedents regarding American policy and politics? How did the early national period plant the seeds of the Civil War?
American System 2 nd National Bank Internal Improvements Protective Tariff
<ul><li>"the uniting of Lake Erie with the Hudson [will] render New York the greatest commercial emporium [city] in the world…The expense, be it what it may, is no object when compared with the incalculable benefit…For these reasons I strongly recommend the adoption of the plan." </li></ul>
Travel During the Erie Canal Era $6/Ton $100/Ton Cost 9 Days 15-45 Days Amount of Time Line Boat 2 Mules Wagon 8 Horses Method Canal (freight) Dirt Road (freight)