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The Trans-Isthmian canal

Charles Henry Huberich

The Trans-Isthmian canal

a study in American diplomatic history (1825-1904)

by Charles Henry Huberich

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Published in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interoceanic Canals

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Henry Huberich
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX1398 .H8
    The Physical Object
    Pagination31 p.
    Number of Pages31
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24787123M
    LC Control Number05002979
    OCLC/WorldCa10306709

    C rucial to any understanding of the country, and the Somozas (ever obsequious to Washington D.C. administrations of the moment), is Nicaragua’s long, troubled relationship with the United States, which began in earnest with the Gold Rush and simultaneous Manifest Destiny–driven U.S. westward expansion, dramatically accentuated by an entrepreneurial trans‑isthmian canal plan by. The lure of a canal began long before the modern state of Nicaragua was born. As the conquistadors plundered the New World, they ferried gold to the Atlantic Coast across the narrow Isthmus of.

      Although this came to nothing, leading British engineers and capitalists continued to look at rail and canal schemes. Finally, at the end of the century, the consortium of Cutbill, Son & De Lungo and James Perry worked at Culebra on the disastrous French enterprise. Building the Panama Canal, – President Theodore Roosevelt oversaw the realization of a long-term United States goal—a trans-isthmian canal. Throughout the s, American and British leaders and businessmen wanted to ship goods quickly and.

      On September 5, the President spoke in an open-air pavilion to a crowd eager to hear him rhapsodize on the theme of what lay before the modern nation: a greater fleet of ships to ply the seas with the commerce of empire; a trans-Isthmian canal through the center of the Americas that would give those ships free passage from ocean to ocean; and a Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. "I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Equator runs across these highlands, a hundred miles to the North, and the farm lay at an altitude of over six thousand feet. In the.


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Five years at Panama by Nelson, Wolfred,Belford Company, Belford-Clarke co. edition, in English Five years at Panama the trans-isthmian canal by Nelson, : The Nicaraguan Canal (Spanish: Canal de Nicaragua), formally the Nicaraguan Canal and Development Project (also referred to as the Nicaragua Grand Canal, or the Grand Interoceanic Canal) was a proposed shipping route through Nicaragua to connect the Caribbean Sea (and therefore the Atlantic Ocean) with the Pacific ists were concerned about the project's environmental impact, as End point: Bluefields.

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University of Texas at Austin. Share Facebook Twitter LinkedIn. In the French government had sent an astronomer through Central America on a scientific expedition to investigate the possibility of a trans-Isthmian canal.

He had reported back in to the French Academy of Science advocating a canal at Nicaragua, making use of the San Juan River that flowed from Lake Nicaragua to the Caribbean : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. The records of W.R. Grace & Co. cover the rise of the Grace shipping business from until World War II.

The early correspondence concerns all aspects of the shipping business in New York and South America, mining interests in Peru and Chile, the railroad in Costa Rica, the inter-ocean canal planned for Nicaragua, and political interests throughout Central and South America.

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It had houses of thatch, or board and thatch, its streets muddy, and no sanitary conveniences. A forgotten past of our Canal Zone history.