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

US History: Building the Panama Canal ~ A Document Based Activity~
Grade Levels
Resource Type
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

Compressed Zip File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

10 MB|3 pages
Product Description
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!

Follow My Store!
Follow my store... simply click on “follow me” under Learning is a Passion on the top of my store page. You will be the first to receive notifications when I post awesome new products and have sales.

Leave Feedback and Earn Credits
Don’t forget to leave positive feedback after you purchase a product! Leaving feedback will earn you "credits" which can be used for discounts on future purchases. I would very much appreciate your positive comments!

Want more Quality Resources? Check these out:
Gilded Age: Robber Barons or Captains of Industry Document Based Activity
U.S. Imperialism 1860-1920: A Gallery Walk Student Activity
1920's Role-Play Philosophical Chairs Class Discussion Activities
How was the Great Depression Handled? Hoover versus FDR DBQ
US History: Examining Both Sides of the Scopes Monkey Trial Activity
Total Pages
3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
Report this Resource
Digital Download
More products from Learning is a Passion
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up