Blueprint America: The Gallatin Plan

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This clip from the PBS documentary, Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City recounts the history of the Albert Gallatin plan, the Erie Canal, and their impacts on the growth of Detroit and development of 19th century America.

For more about the Gallatin Plan and other national planning efforts, read America 2050's paper 1808-1908-2008: National Planning in America. Clip courtesy of Blueprint America, produced by PBS and Thirteen. 

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good for class use