The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

Book - 2006
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Relates the history of how the Panama Canal was planned and built, including the political, international, and health aspects of getting the project finished on time.
Publisher: New York : Mikaya Press, 2006, c1998
Edition: 1st pbk. ed. --
ISBN: 9781931414142
Branch Call Number: J 972.875 Man 3567
Characteristics: 48 p. :,ill. (some col.), col. maps. --
Additional Contributors: Rangel, Fernando


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The Isthmus of Panama is only 25 miles wide, but it is 25 miles of rain forests, mountains, a flooding river, and yellow fever- and malaria-bearing mosquitoes. It had already defeated a French attempt to build a canal, but after President Teddy Roosevelt illegally supported a Panamanian rebellion, the U.S. moved in to build the canal that would connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

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