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Vocabulary

Isthmus- A narrow strip of land with sea on either side.

Orientation- The relative physical position or direction of omething

Panamax- A ship built to maximum size for the Panama Canal and it's locks.

Commission- An instruction, command, or duty given to a person or group of people

Bi-National- Being from more than one nation.

Transition- The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another

Panamanian- Natives of Panama.

Authorized- Having official permission or approval

Canal-  An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation.

Accommodate- Fit in with the wishes or needs of

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Website Today #1 How Will the Panama Canal Expansion Alter Global Trade for U.S. East Coast Ports?

Website Today #1 How Will the Panama Canal Expansion Alter Global Trade for U.S. East Coast Ports? | Panama Canal By Phillip Jones | Scoop.it
The shortest path between two points is a straight line, it just so happens that this line is 50 miles long and the two points are the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.   Global trade has grown dramatic...
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Primary Doc #3 Panama Canal Proposal, 1881

This letter is basically downplaying the proposal. The initial proposal was dismissed due to the fact that at the time the construction of the canal was more trouble than it was worth.

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Website #1 The Panama Canal

Website #1 The Panama Canal | Panama Canal By Phillip Jones | Scoop.it

This website tells about the history and construction of the Panama Canal. This Canal is approximately 51 miles.

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Primary Doc #3 Map of Panama Canal

Primary Doc #3 Map of Panama Canal | Panama Canal By Phillip Jones | Scoop.it

The Panama Canal has 16 "parts". It's a Canal that transfers from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean.

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Website Today #2 Widening of Panama Canal Will Remake World Trade Patterns

Website Today #2 Widening of Panama Canal Will Remake World Trade Patterns | Panama Canal By Phillip Jones | Scoop.it
The nature of global trade is about to change. The Panama Canal will soon have a third lane that can accommodate mega-ships nearly three times larger than any vessel that has ever transited the isthmus over the past century.
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Website #3 Facts About The Panama Canal

Website #3 Facts About The Panama Canal | Panama Canal By Phillip Jones | Scoop.it

This websites tells the History of the Canal along with facts surrounding the Canal. It also states people of importance.

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Website #2 Roosevelt & The Panama Canal

Roosevelt felt that his involvement in the Panama Canal was the most important thing he's done during his tim eas president. The Panama Canal was a very important asset to the U.S.

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Primary Doc #1 Theodore Roosevelt's Letter Regarding the Panama Canal

Primary Doc #1 Theodore Roosevelt's Letter Regarding the Panama Canal | Panama Canal By Phillip Jones | Scoop.it

Roosevelt is writing a letter to John Ripley regarding someone who is taking a trip through the Panama Canal. He's asking Ripley if he would be one of the 6 engineers to go along on the trip. Since it's a fairly new route he would like enough engineers to be there incase something was to go wrong, so that they'll be able to fix or diagnose the problem.

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