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Erie Canal and Native American Removal

At the time of its completeion, the Erie Canal had been a project originally thought to be impossible. People refered to the early days of the Erie Canal as "Clintons Ditch" with the idea that it would eventually fail. once finished it brings a rise for migration to the new territories in teh Midwest. People flood in from the coast to lands that hjad once been controled by Native Americans and in some land still controled by the Natives. The Erie Canal hlelped boost migration to the west while also speeding up the efforts of Indian Removal.