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The Panama Canal is a ship canal that cuts through the Isthmus of Panama, connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Although several foreign companies tried to build the canal throughout the 19th century, none were successful. After the U.S. helped Panama revolt against Columbia, the U.S. was given rights to the land the canal would occupy. The U.S. government finished the canal in 1914.According to the passage



A. Panama built the canal in 1914.
B. The U.S. was given rights to the canal land.
C. Foreign companies built the canal before the U.S. stepped in.
D. Panama and Columbia fought a war over the Panama Canal.

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Asked by Jcarerra, Last updated: May 26, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 30, 2017

The U.S. was given rights to the canal land.
 

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