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Table of Contents

Getting Started: Inquiry Question
Setting the Stage: Historical Context

Locating the Site: Maps

  1. Map 1: The United States in 1820
  2. Map 2: The First 13 Miles of the B&O
Determining the Facts: Readings
  1. Reading 1: Roads, Canals, or Rails?
Visual Evidence: Images
  1. Image 1: The National Road & Toll House near Frostburg, MD
Putting it All Together: Activities
  1. Activity 1: To Build or Not to Build?
  2. Activity 2: Railroads or Canals?

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