Learn the fascinating stories hidden within building one of the great Man Made Wonders of the World... from the discovery of Panama, to the earliest dreams of building the Canal that would connect the oceans. You will learn of attempts and failures of building the Canal and insights into how the United States ultimately succeeded. Learn about the engineering genius of the US development effort and the enormous cost in human lives and money. Plus, study the challenges faced by topography, disease and weather. Ultimately, you will truly appreciate the intriguing story of one of the remarkable achievements in human history.