US History: Building the Panama Canal ~ A Document Based Activity~

US History: Building the Panama Canal ~ A Document Based Activity~
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This 3 page packet contains everything your students need to investigate the US role in the Panama Revolution and the Building of the Panama Canal. This short document Based Activity is a perfect complement to a lecture on President Teddy Roosevelt and his Big Stick Policy. This could be an in-class activity at the end of your lecture or a great homework assignment. In this activity, students will examine several primary source excerpts, photographs/maps and diagrams and will answer comprehension questions to increase their understanding of how the US obtained the Panama Canal zone and how the Canal was built. Includes Answer Key!

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