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History of Water Travel

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The Panama Canal
From YouTube, produced by Matt Beat
Here's the story of the construction of the Panama Canal, which turns 100 this year. Music by Electric Needle Room  (13:46)
August 1, 2017 at 12:35 AM
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Int'l Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
From YouTube, produced by Crash Course
In which John Green teaches you the history of the Indian Ocean Trade. John weaves a tale of swashbuckling adventure, replete with trade in books, ivory, and timber. Along the way, John manages to cover advances in seafaring technology and how the mo... [more]
April 21, 2018 at 02:51 PM
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200 Years on the Erie Canal
From YouTube, produced by CBS Sunday Morning
Two hundreds years ago, construction began on a 363-mile canal linking the Great Lakes to the Hudson River and New York City - an engineering and commercial triumph as revolutionary as the Internet. But the Erie Canal was dismissed at first. New York... [more]
December 4, 2018 at 08:22 PM
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The Erie Canal Documentary - Geographic History
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
From the first days of the expansion of the British colonies from the coast of North America into the heartland of the continent, a recurring problem was that of transportation between the coastal ports and the interior. (42:55)
December 4, 2018 at 08:18 PM
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How did Polynesian Explorers Navigate the Pacific Ocean?
From YouTube, produced by TED-ED
With the popularity of Moana, it's important to learn the methods these adventurers used to navigate the ocean. (05:32)
October 18, 2017 at 09:07 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by Iowa Pathways
Discover how keelboats were used in the 1800s to carry goods down and up the Mississippi River and how they are still used today. (01:25)
February 18, 2012 at 03:16 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Connections Across Water
From learner.org, produced by Annenberg Media
How were water routes used as conduits of expansion and trade? The traders of the Indian Ocean, the early Mississippians, and the Norsemen carried death and disease, skills and technologies, philosophies and religion down rivers and across oceans. (2... [more]
April 13, 2011 at 12:03 AM
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Life Aboard a Pirate Ship
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Pirates paid a high price in their quest to capture golden booty, enduring disease and starvation while at sea and this three-minute video shows some of facts about why wooden legs and hooks came to be. The history of the word, pirates, is also expla... [more]
August 13, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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In 1784 Mifflin was President, Washington- China Trade
From metacafe.com
The history of trade with China. President Obama does the introduction.  In 1784, our founding father, George Washington, commissioned the Empress of China, a ship that set sail for these shores so that it could pursue trade with the Qing Dynasty. Wa... [more]
October 11, 2010 at 09:47 PM
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History's Mysteries - Ghost Ships (History Channel Documentary)
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
Narrated by David Ackroyd Examines the legends and real life occurrences of so-called "ghost ships" found abandoned on the high seas with no crew on board and purported sightings of supernatural specters. (43:52)
March 10, 2019 at 08:07 PM
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