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London Canal Museum - home page Enquiry 4 Growth of population Growing towns and cities Agricultural development Industrial development Bad road transport Military transport
  The army and navy needed to move troops and supplies, and materials for making weapons such as cannon. The American War of Independance (1775- 1783) and the wars with France (1793 - 1801 and 1803-15) greatly increased the demand for military transport. Picture of a hand gun
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