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    Who Won The Panama Canal?

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    period in history, there were some very interesting things going on in the Nation. The Wright brothers flew the first successful aircraft, the first box of crayons were sold for only five cents, the Martha Washington Hotel exclusively for women was made in New York City, and Panama received their independence from Columbia in the year 1903. The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty was signed by both the United States and Panama to give rights to the U.S. over the Panama Canal. The Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty has 26 articles and they are as follows. Article I states that the United States of America will uphold the independence of the Republic of Panama. Article…

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    The Panama Canal , built during the 1900s, allowed for more efficient trading and easier warship travel. In 1513, Spanish explorer Vasco Nurez de Balboa became the first European to discover the Isthmus of Panama was just a slim land bridge separating the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. In 1534, after no such passage across the Isthmus had been found Charles V, the Holy Roman Emperor, ordered a survey to determine if one could be built, but the surveyors eventually decided that construction…

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    The construction of the Panama channel came from a French construction team in the 1880s, but around 1896, the President and the Senate of the United States were interested in establishing a canal across Panama to South America, with some favoring a canal across Nicaragua and others advocating the purchase of the French interests in Panama. The French manager of the New Panama Canal Company, Phillipe Bunau-Varilla, who was seeking American involvement, asked for $100 million, but accepted $40…

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    The first of the four required sections that I read was titled, “Making the Dirt Fly”. This particular section outlined a few of the many obstacles that engineers and laborers faced throughout their endeavor to make way for the Panama Canal. Torrents of rain, mudslides, and the terrain’s apparent resistance of such alterations engulfed equipment and thwarted months worth of progress. Despite these naturally occurring interferences, American equipment was fundamental to this astonishing…

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    find a way to make a canal across Central America. Many misfortunes and deaths have been sacrificed to try and make that happen. The creation of the Panama Canal by the U.S has been one of the most influential innovation since the beginning of time. The Panama Canal revolutionized and improved international travel by evolving international trade, facilitating an easier pathway for migration to the west coast, and assisting United States’ military dispersement. The creation of the…

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    The Panama Canal

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    flirting with building a canal in Nicaragua, while France was experiencing much turmoil in their attempt in Panama, when a volcano erupted and killed 30,000 people. Therefore, the United States were deterred from building a Nicaraguan canal. Therefore, the United States focused their efforts on acquiring control of the Panama Canal zone, which was under Colombian control at the time, albeit a small independence movement. The U.S. utilized their military power to boost the movement, and the new…

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    Geography In Moby-Dick

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    relationship with Cape Horn is not so simple as a place to fear though, instead the two capes, Cape Horn and the Cape of Good Hope, act as gateways to the world they want, filled with adventures away from land and the West. For these sailors, these capes are their escape. The novel seems to emphasize the mystery and excitement of the Pacific Ocean more than anywhere else. Europe and the United States are the known world, but also Africa and South America as continents are Not treated with much…

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    In his essay “No Time to Read,” David McCullough discusses how reading books is the best way for one to gather and learn information. McCullough talks about the lack of reading that occurs in our society today, that without reading books, we are not gaining knowledge. He believes that if people would actually take time out of their day and read books, that we gain more knowledge than the internet can offer us. He mentions even though we have easy access to the internet with a touch of a button,…

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    is closely watching China’s ongoing relationship with Eritrea and Saudi Arabia, which annexed the worn-torn nation of Yemen in 2018, after a three-year war with the Iranian-supported Houthi forces. U.S. naval forces became involved in the conflict after repeated attacks on maritime shipping and U.S. naval assets in the Bab el-Mandeb Strait. The threat to the freedom of navigation transiting through the Bab el-Mandeb Strait to reach the Suez Canal was the main catalyst for conflict in the year…

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    Some of the struggles that they had building the canal was facing a lot of dangerous things. Like death, example they could get killed by getting buried alive during a mudslide. They could also get sick, they could catch yellow fever. Yellow fever would kill a good amount of people. But they would also get sent back to where they came from if they complained, asked for a raise, or if they asked something that they were not supposed to they would get sent home, or where ever they came from.The…

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