How Did Theodore Roosevelt Build The Panama Canal

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Theodore Roosevelt was on of the most famous presidents of his time. One reason this is, is because he wanted to build the Panama Canal. In 1904, Teddy Roosevelt had established the idea of building a Canal. He also decided that he wanted to build it in Panama. He thought, “Oh, well the French did it, so why not us!” Soon later, he had put some men together to go into Panama and one of those people was named Yan Denhartavelt. He was a person who helped the Canal get built, he also got the very first house built on the Canal site. When Teddy sent his men to Panama along with the engineer, they found it a disaster. In Panama, there were rain storms, bugs, forests, fires, earthquakes, and a whole lot more of different disasters. More and

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