Construction of transport ways, cotton plantations and mechanized spinning and weaving industry in the United States.
United States USA Date:1953 Duration:3 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
A picturization of American people moving to the western territory of Louisiana which is bought by the United States under the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson. A map shows the path of construction of roads accessing farm lands. Farmers leading their herds of cattle to a market in the east. A great canal dug from the west. A map shows waterways linking rivers to the eastern states. The Erie Canal or the Big Ditch through which goods and people move to the farming land. Boats on the canal. People moving on a bridge. Trains moving on a rail road. Several ships at a harbor. Steam boats on rivers. Cotton grown on plantation farm fields in the south. Workers at the cotton plantations. Horse carriages carrying cotton moving at a harbor. Mechanized spinning and weaving industry.
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