FAIRS AND FERRIES AT NIAGARA 1792-93
History tells how things really were.
1.Define: toll; cornucopia; transit; forfeit; ferriage; patent.
2.Why do you think there was so much trade between Newark and Fort Niagara?
3.When practicable ferries operated throughout the year. What might have prevented this from occurring?
4.Why do you think a passport was required to cross the river?
5.Why do you think it cost more to cross below (north of) Fort Erie than at Queenston?
6.Why was it a good idea to remove tolls during the fair days?
7.Briefly summarize the main theme and the important details of this narrative.
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