On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. American ingenuity and innovation had succeeded where, just a few years earlier, the French had failed disastrously. But the U.S. paid a price for victory.
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Tags: panama canal, ingenuity, america, french, train, documentary, yellow fever, cheap labor, broken dreams
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