The Panama Canal

Here’s a cool palindrome about Teddy Roosevelt: A MAN, A PLAN, A CANAL: PANAMA

 

Video: 

For more info:

From How Stuff Works: http://geography.howstuffworks.com/central-america/panama-canal3.htm

Timeline of Canal Construction: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/timeline/panama/

This explains what it was like for the workers: from WGBH The American Experience: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/panama-workers/ and here is an animation of how it was expected to work: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/bonus-video/panama-locks/

Here’s a video that shows how it works: http://science.discovery.com/tv-shows/big-bigger-biggest/videos/big-bigger-biggest-constructing-the-panama-canal.htm

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