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    Universelle du Canal Maritime de Suez was responsible for the construction of the Suez Canal in Egypt. This channel connected the Read Sea with the Mediterranean Sea, opening a shorter trade route between Asia and Europe. Almost 100 years later, in 1956 the Egyptian President nationalized the canal, resulting in the Suez Crisis with military actions by Israel, France and the United Kingdom. However, the channel remained in the hands of Egypt. In 1962 Egypt fulfilled its last payment to the Compagnie de Suez. On Saturday, 5th of August 2014, the head of the Suez Canal Authority, Lieutenant General Mohab Mermish announced the expansion of the Suez Canal during a press conference, in presence…

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    The British Empire is often described as the largest formal empire at its peak in terms of its massive expansion of authority and far-reaching influence all over the world, as is evident from its territory comprised of more than a quarter of the land area of the globe. The Suez Canal which was opened in 1869 hugely contributed to maintain the empire by providing a shorter link to the sea between Mediterranean and Indian Ocean. Its geo-strategic importance is illustrated in the comment of…

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    Nationalization of the Suez Canal An analysis through Prospect Theory On 26th July, 1956 Gamal Abdel Nasser nationalized the Suez Canal and the reason that he gave for the nationalization was that he required funds for the building for the Aswan dam. Though in reality it was an act of revenge against the French, British and Americans because they had recently refused to fund the building of Aswan Dam and he wanted to establish Egypt as the leader of middle-east by embarking an end to the…

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    Suez Canal Crisis Israel Military CSM Shahzad Khan Totakhil United States Army Sergeants Major Academy Class 66 CO1 Martin / Mr. Santiago 10 May 2016 1956 Suez Canal Crisis: Israel Military The Born of Suez Canal The 1869 Suez Canal plan started as a cooperation between the French and the Egyptian Government (History.com, 1869). In 1854, French Diplomat, Ferdinal de Lesseps, succeeded to persuade the Viceroy of Egypt, Mohamed Said, into the creation of the canal through the desert between…

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    With Israel, the UK, the French being mad at Nasser for nationalizing the canal, and the invasion, a lot of things happened concerning the Suez Canal Israel will want to control the Suez Canal for multiple reasons, they might want the money that may come from it, or they may just want to see who is trying to get through the canal. (Jazeera 2008) Also they may want to control it for yet another reason, that may want to be able to control who gets to be able to get through the canal. If…

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    Both the Suez Canal and Panama Canal, which are created by people, are an outstanding construction with the purpose of trade and movement of goods. Nowadays, these become a strategic location which is very important and deserves as two magnificent artificial waterways in the world. “The Suez Canal is located in Egypt, where connects the Mediterranean Sea and the Red.” Every day, approximately 50 ships can pass though this canal which hold 14 percentage in the world trade. With only 300 meters…

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    Suez Canal Crisis Analysis

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    Multiple Choice: NORAD stands for North American Aerospace Defence Command. The Suez Canal Crisis was when the Egyptian government took control of the Suez Canal. This canal was used by Britain for oil transport, so Western governments were afraid that this would be a blow to Britain’s economy. The Soviet Union gave nuclear bombs to the Cuba because the Soviet Union was planning an attack on the U.S and wanted to increase the threat from the Caribbean. Canada joined the G6, thus creating the…

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    Suez Canal Essay

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    1. Egypt expected the opening of the Suez Canal to showcase the independence and power of the country. But the canal, although a success, had different consequences. What were they? Because shipping companies saved time and money the canal shortcut, they could invest their resources in new technology (i.e. steamships). Great Britain benefited greatly because trade with Asia was more convenient. France also reaped benefits from the canal, but not at the same extent as Great Britain. The Suez…

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    Reading on a subject I do not know well has been enlightening, I was not aware of how much influence the world had so early in the 20th century. In reading I learned that in fact Both European and Germans had a grand influx during the turn of the century. Taking control of most of African in all directions and fighting wars among the natives as well as helping and hindering the culture that wished to thrive within the take over and influence. Within that first Decade of the 1900’s they had…

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    it. In the book mention is made of the Suez Canal. The Suez Canal plays a large role in the memoir as an important place when he crossed to Africa. In 1854 Ferdinand de Lesseps, a French former diplomat, persuaded the Viceroy of Egypt to permit the construction of a shipping canal, through the 100 miles of desert between Africa and Asia. A prospectus was circulated and on December 20, 1858 the Universal Company of the Suez Maritime Canal was constituted. It was officially opened in November…

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