The Pacific Side Entrance of the Panama Canal (2012)

Read the below article. As you do so, consider the following questions:

  • Why did the US want to increase its power in Latin America?
  • What were the purposes of building the Panama Canal?
  • What is ‘dollar diplomacy’?

‘Imperialism in Latin America’

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