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Q: Approximately how long did it take to build the Panama Canal?
A: Under US Army Corps of Engineers- from l904-l9l4- with some head starts using surplus equipment and ( digs) from the French- well it"s ten years. [ the COE men did not start from scratch, as they took up where the French left off and the French had done considerable work. Eiffel, he of tower fame, designed locks for the French Canal, it is not known if these designs were taken up by the US. Work
on the Panama Canal started in 1903 and was completed in 1914, so it took 11 years to complete, two years less than the predicted date of completion. However, they had to stop in 1904 because doctors wouldn't let them continue until the diseases there were contained. It actually took 10 years. Read more: ]
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User: In 1900, a secret society in China began attacking foreigners. This turned into a conflict known as the A. Opium Wars. B. Taiping Rebellion. C. Boxer Rebellion. D. Wrestler Rebellion.

User: Approximately how long did it take to build the Panama Canal?





Weegy: Under US Army Corps of Engineers- from l904-l9l4- with some head starts using surplus equipment and ( digs) from the French- well it"s ten years. [ the COE men did not start from scratch, as they took up where the French left off and the French had done considerable work. Eiffel, he of tower fame, designed locks for the French Canal, it is not known if these designs were taken up by the US. Work on the Panama Canal started in 1903 and was completed in 1914, so it took 11 years to complete, two years less than the predicted date of completion. However, they had to stop in 1904 because doctors wouldn't let them continue until the diseases there were contained. It actually took 10 years. Read more: ]
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