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California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
California part 2 by miguel cardenas
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  • 1. California part 2<br />By: miguelcardenas<br />
  • 2. Panama canal<br /><ul><li>Built from 1904 -1914.
  • 3. The Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.
  • 4. The maximum size of vessel that can use the canal is known as Panamax.</li></li></ul><li>Panama canal Continued<br /><ul><li>It has a very important impact on the trade.
  • 5. The construction of the panama canal is consider one of the most difficult for engineer's.
  • 6. The Panama canal can now allow much quicker and saver travel.</li></li></ul><li>Panama canal Continued<br /><ul><li>It was indented by the French but it was abandoned due to diseases and death.
  • 7. Then the united states began construction and they were able to complete the project.
  • 8. They found out that the cause of death was because of mosquitos.
  • 9. After the US became global power it become necessary to be able to move ships from the Atlantic to the Pacific as fast as possible.</li></li></ul><li>Panama canal Continued<br /><ul><li>After ten years if digging and building the panama canal locks as big as the Eiffel Tower.
  • 10. It opened in August 1914.
  • 11. The canal had an enormous impact on shipping between the two oceans, replacing the long and treacherous route via either the Strait of Cape Horn. </li></li></ul><li>Panama canal: Theodore Roosevelt<br /><ul><li>He was one of the initiators of the construction of the panama canal.
  • 12. Ran a huge sanitary program.
  • 13. Latin America consumed a fair amount of Roosevelt's time and energy during his first term as President</li></li></ul><li>Los Angeles Aqueduct<br /><ul><li>The water was brought to Los Angeles from the Owens river.
  • 14. The project began in 1908.
  • 15. The project cost more than 24.5 million dollar.
  • 16. One hundred thousand workers constructed the aquaduct in the burning heat of 110 degrees.
  • 17. The aqueduct was opened in 1913.
  • 18. Once LA obtained a reliable water source the city began to grow rapidly.</li></li></ul><li>Los Angeles Aqueduct CONTINUED<br /><ul><li>It was first founded as a small settlement and depended on its own river.
  • 19. Construction of the Aqueduct system devastated the ecosystem of the Owens Lake
  • 20. The construction crew set numerous of records for the construction of the aqueduct.
  • 21. City started to grow and they realized that that it wasn't reaching future demands
  • 22. Fred Eaton began looking to the Colorado river for water supply.</li></li></ul><li>Los Angeles Aqueduct:William Mulholland<br /><ul><li>In 186 he ended up as the superintendent of the LA water system.
  • 23. He set out in 1905 to build the aqueduct.
  • 24. He had engineering background.
  • 25. Became the highest public employee in LA.</li>