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Geography Spotlight: The Panama Canal

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Extensive archive of prints, photographs, newspaper articles, and documents relating to the history of the Panama Canal, including the Spanish conquest of the isthmus of Panama, and the opening of the canal in 1914.

Panama Canal imperialism/ joining.html
Brief history of the Panama Canal with photographs and movie clips of Presidents William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

Convention Between the U.S. and Panama, 1903 halsall/ mod/ 1903panama.html
Text of the U.S. government declaration establishing the Republic of Panama as independent from Colombia.