Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal


Resource ID#: 166207 Primary Type: Tutorial


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Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 11
Intended Audience: Students
Suggested Technology: Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones
Instructional Time: 7 Minute(s)
Keywords: Panama Canal, Theodore Roosevelt, Panama, Colombia, imperialism, Teddy Roosevelt, TR, Panama Canal Zone
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial Video/Audio/Animation
Resource Collection: Social Studies - U.S. History Existing Student Tutorials

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Original Student Tutorial

Territorial Behaviors:

Learn the history behind the different territories that belong to the United States, including those that have become states, like Alaska and Hawaii, and those that haven't, like Puerto Rico and American Samoa.  In this interactive tutorial you'll also learn about America's role in the construction of the Panama Canal and the Panama Canal Zone the U.S. controlled.  

Type: Original Student Tutorial