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Panama Canal: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of the "Panama Canal" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    Colombia, Columbia, de Lesseps, Hay-Herran Treaty, independence, Panama canal, Roosevelt, Spooner bill.
  • When searching for information about Panama and issues related to the canal prior to Panama's Independence in 1903, also include "Colombia" and "Columbia" in search terms, as Panama was previously part of Colombia

Selected Articles from Chronicling America