Why Did Panama Canal Build

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Why was the Panama Canal built? There were several reasons why the Canal was decided to be built the first reason was because the people building it wanted to improve the world, but many people just wanted to make travel easier. For example, you could cut the time in half from getting ocean to ocean. That is why it was built. When building the canal there were many struggles. One of the biggest struggles was the cost to build the canal. The cost was over 350 million dollars. Another struggle was digging out all the dirt to make room for the Canal. The dirt needed to be moved to another location. There was a shortage on cranes due to the earthquakes and fires that were starting. The many people working on the canal were at serious risk. There
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