FC: U.S. and Panama
1: Americans wanted a canal linking the American and Pacific Ocean
2: If the ships could move fast through the canal business would gain m more money
3: Roosevelt offered $10 million for the panama land. which the columbian refused.
4: roosevelt sent a ship to help the panamanian rebels to fight for independence.
5: Panama accepted the money and gave U.S. control of the canla zone
6: Roosevelt had a method < he says he is living by his motto " speak softly and carry a big stick".
7: in 1960 riots broke out. panamanians demanded an end to U.S control of the canal.
8: in 1977 the panama and U.S. signed treaties giving back control to panama.