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SS Kroonland is seen on 2 February 1915 at the Culebra Cut while transiting the Panama Canal. Kroonland was the largest passenger ship to that time to transit the canal.

Thanks to Almighty God for Blessing Us as a Nation

President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed a Day of Thanksgiving on October 23, 1913, stating:”The season is at hand in which it has been our long respected custom as a people to turn in praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God for His manifold mercies and blessings to us as a nation…In the year that has just passed…we have seen the practical completion of a great work at the Isthmus of Panama.”

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The Influence of a Powerful Christian Nation

The Influence of a Powerful Christian Nation

The Panama Canal Zone was acquired by the U.S. for ten million dollars on FEBRUARY 23, 1904. President William Taft stated in his Address to Congress, December 6, 1912: “Our defense of the Panama Canal, together with our enormous world trade and our missionary outposts on the frontiers of civilization, require us to recognize our position as one of the foremost in the family of nations, and to clothe ourselves with sufficient naval power to give force to our reasonable demands, and to give weight to our influence in those directions of progress that a powerful Christian nation should advocate.”

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