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America and the canal title

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Published by The author in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Colombia -- Foreign relations -- United States,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Colombia,
  • Panama Canal (Panama),
  • Panama -- History -- Revolution, 1903

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1566 .F85
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23379207M
    LC Control Number16004231

    Building the Panama Canal, – President Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the realization of a long-term United States goal—a trans-isthmian canal. Throughout the s, American and British leaders and businessmen wanted to ship goods quickly and cheaply between the Atlantic and Pacific coasts. One of the world’s greatest marvels, the Panama Canal stretches 80km from Panama City on the Pacific side to Colón on the Atlantic side. Aro vessels pass through each year, and ships worldwide have traditionally been built with the dimensions of the canal’s original locks (m long and .


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