Ohio and Regional
Legal and Constitutional History
Ohio Canal Era
A Case Study of Government and the Economy, 1820–1861
By Harry N. Scheiber
Foreword by Lawrence M. Friedman
Explores how Ohiou2009—u2009as a “public enterprise state,” creating state agencies and mobilizing public resources for transport innovation and controlu2009—u2009led in the process of economic change before the Civil War.