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Tour the ProjectsA Tale of Two Rivers


Looking Westward

Looking Westward

After the Civil War, Americans looked westward for a fresh-start frontier. But those who aspired to extend civilization beyond the Appalachians soon would have to bring two mighty forces under control—the Mississippi River and the Colorado River (pictured above).

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Great Projects: The Building of America



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