Mr. Cap’s Class    U.S. History-                                               Name: __________
                            Movie Viewing Sheet Panama Canal on line video

1. What were the early explorers afraid of in the Atlantic? . ___________

2. Who was the French entrepreneur who helped build the Suez Canal? . __________

3. What were his two biggest problems? . __________________________

4. How long was the raining season in Panama? . __________________________

5. What percentage of sick workers died? . __________________________

6. What was most of the illness blamed on? . __________________________

7. What year did the Europeans run out of money? . __________________________

8. What was the old construction worker’s name? . __________________________

9. What Teddy Roosevelt’s advice? . __________________________

10. Who was assassinated while Roosevelt was Vice President? . _________

11. What was Roosevelt’s first order of business? . __________________________

12. What was the first thing he said to Congress? __________________________

13. Four words that proved Roosevelt’s involvement in the revolution? . ____________

14. How much money did Columbia demand from the US? . __________

15. Who became the chief engineer in 1905? . __________________________

16. How many French workers died from disease? . __________________________

17. What did Stevens say he worst disease on the isthmus? . __________

18. At the turn of the century, the Panama Canal was known as a . ________

19. How many men stayed in one room? . __________________________

20. What was the primary tool for moving earth? . __________________________

21. What made the dynamite unstable, causing many deaths? . _____________

22. How long did it take for the workers to do what took the French a month? . ____

23. How much did each valve weigh? . __________________________

24. How much did each lock door weigh? . __________________________

25. Why couldn’t the rest of the world celebrate the opening of the canal? . _______

 

 

Panama Canal Movie Viewing Sheet Answers:

1.  sea monsters, end of the world

2.  Galessipes

3.  money, and he'd never been to Panama

4.  8 months

5.  75%

6.  malaria

7. 

8.  Robert Dill

9." Speak Softly and Carry a big stick"

10.  McKinley

11.  Panama Canal

12.

13.  I've taken the ithsmus

14.  10 million

15. 

16.

17.  cold feet

18.  death Trap

19.  2

20.  dynamite

21.  hot, humid climate

22.  1 day

23.  22 tons

24.  7 tons

25.  WWI