Uncle Sam Plants the Flag

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Panama Canal            Beginning of exhibit            

The United States had a number of possessions  by 1903. The Platt Amendment was removed from the Cuban Constitution in 1934,  the Philippines was granted its independence in 1946, and the Canal Zone was returned to Panama in 1999. Hawaii, of course, became a state. The United States still holds Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Wake Island, Guam. and Midway Island.


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

Latin America