Britain and USA agree to share a proposed Panama canal

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Historical Context Note

Britain and the USA sign the Clayton-Bulwer agreement. In this treaty, both states agree not to obtain exclusive control of a proposed canal between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans.
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Editors. "Britain and USA agree to share a proposed Panama canal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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