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California part 2 by miguel cardenas

  1. 1. California part 2<br />By: miguelcardenas<br />
  2. 2. Panama canal<br /><ul><li>Built from 1904 -1914.
  3. 3. The Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.
  4. 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. 5. The construction of the panama canal is consider one of the most difficult for engineer's.
  6. 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. 7. Then the united states began construction and they were able to complete the project.
  8. 8. They found out that the cause of death was because of mosquitos.
  9. 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. 10. It opened in August 1914.
  11. 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. 12. Ran a huge sanitary program.
  13. 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. 14. The project began in 1908.
  15. 15. The project cost more than 24.5 million dollar.
  16. 16. One hundred thousand workers constructed the aquaduct in the burning heat of 110 degrees.
  17. 17. The aqueduct was opened in 1913.
  18. 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. 19. Construction of the Aqueduct system devastated the ecosystem of the Owens Lake
  20. 20. The construction crew set numerous of records for the construction of the aqueduct.
  21. 21. City started to grow and they realized that that it wasn't reaching future demands
  22. 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. 23. He set out in 1905 to build the aqueduct.
  24. 24. He had engineering background.
  25. 25. Became the highest public employee in LA.</li>