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Political History of America’s Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America’s major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of America’s wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Chapter 32. U.S. Interventions in Panama (1903) and Nicaragua (1909–1912)
Chapter 32. U.S. interventions in Panama (1903) and Nicaragua (1909–1912)
Intervention in Panama
At Issue in Panama

At the turn of the twentieth century, Panama was a province of Colombia. After the Colombian senate refused to ratify the Hay-Herrán Treaty, which would have given the United States the right to build a canal across the Isthmus of Panama, the United States ...

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