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The Panama Canal

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The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

Roosevelt would later boast that "...I took the isthmus, started the canal and then left Congress not to debate the canal, but to debate me."

See the Panama Canal Murals commemorating the construction process.

Part of Uncle Sam Plants the Flag: Imperialism in Latin America exhibit