World history/WHME102/Modernization and resistance/Economic imperialism

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The Pacific Side Entrance of the Panama Canal (2012)

Read the below article. As you do so, consider the following questions:

  • Why did the US want to increase its power in Latin America?
  • What were the purposes of building the Panama Canal?
  • What is 'dollar diplomacy'?

'Imperialism in Latin America'

Reflect on the knowledge you have gained in this reading by posting a comment in WEnotes below. For example:

  • Roosevelt ...
  • The Panama Canal ...

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