US Imperialism: Panama Canal

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In History
  • Panama becomes independent

    Panama becomes independent
    Panama becomes independent from Spain due to the overthrow of the king of Spain
  • Panama joins Colombia

    Panama joins Colombia
    Panama becomes one with the country of Colombia.
  • Railroad built

    Railroad built
    Panama/Colombia builds a railroad through the isthmus connecting South and North America.
  • No Canal Built Yet.

    No Canal Built Yet.
    The country of Panama refuses to let the U.S. build the Panama Canal through Panama
  • US Buys rights to Panama canal

    US Buys rights to Panama canal
    the U.S. buys the rights to build the Panama Canal.
  • Canal Officialy Opens

    Canal Officialy Opens
    The Panama Canal is open to U.S. trade.
  • Period: to

    Aquisition of Panama