Quiz: The Erie Canal

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1. The Erie Canal: A. stretched from Albany to Fort Erie 295 miles. B. dramatically reduced freight rates $200 to $2 and reduced the travel time from 25 days to 5. C. inspired more canal construction like the Penn State Canal. D. was referred to as "Jefferson 's Ditch" when he was governor of New York. E. cost 4 times as much as it cost New York to fight in the War of 1812. A is partially correct because in the book they stated that it extended 363 miles which is 68 more miles than what choice A is stating. Also in the book they said that it extended from Albany to Buffalo. It was mentioned in the video The Erie Canal Documentary that it stretched from lake Hudson to lake Erie. That is why choice A could be correct. B cannot be
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