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Riding on the Rails of History: The Panama Canal Railway

An amazing experience when traveling through #CentralAmerica -- Riding from Pacific Coast to the Atlantic across Panama on the country's iconic Panama Canal Railway | Alex in Wanderland

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Wally “Famous” Amos’ - November 18,1980. Wally “Famous” Amos’ signature Panama hat and embroidered shirt are donated to the National Museum of American History’s Business Americana collection. It is the first memorabilia added to the collection by an African American entrepreneur and recognizes the achievement of Amos, who built his company from a mom-and-pop enterprise to a $250 million cookie manufacturing business. BJ Freels RIP meanie

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

American Imperialism: World Leader or Bully Worksheet & Lesson

Amazing student-centered activity on American Imperialism! students analyze events to determine if the US acted more like a World Leader or a Bully during the Age of Imperialism! All readings, worksheets, and key included!

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This site's teaching resources about Central America fit very nicely with Unit 2 (La enseñanza) of the textbook Comunidades: Más allá del aula (Pearson). In particular, Lección 6 talks about how education is influenced by culture. The lack of emphasis on Central America and US relations with that region is a good example of how "educational culture" determines what we do and do not teach/learn.

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Trek down the Panama Canal and witness an unforgettable range of culture and scenery. http://www.hollandamerica.com/cruise-destinations/panama-canal-cruises?WT.mc_id=SM_Pinterest

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The Panama Canal. This, of course, runs straight through Panama. With the creation of this canal ships no longer had to travel all the way around South America. Which shortened the trip considerably!

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The city was founded on the western end of a treacherously marshy islet known as Manzanillo Island. As part of the construction of the Panama Railroad, the island was connected to the Panamanian mainland by a causeway and part of the island was drained to allow the erection of permanent buildings.

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Gold Pendant of a Shaman Surrounded by Serpent Heads - FJ.6151 Origin: Costa Rica/Panama Circa: 500 AD to 1550 AD Dimensions: 4.25" (10.8cm) high Catalogue: V22 Collection: Pre-Columbian Medium: Gold

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