Bryant, Jadon, Sims
United States control
The U.S. gained control of the Spanish territories , incluing Puerto Rico , The Philippines , and Guma. Cuba gained independence from Spain , but remained under U.S. protection for a few years.
The Panama Canal made the trades easier. The Panama Canal also made it a lot faster. The U.S. got control of the Panama Canal. First the U.S. had control of the land. Panama at that time belonged to to the South America nation of Colombia.
The positive effects were that you could deliver steel and other things to your destination.
The negitave was that people died building it.
The transcontel railroad was a railroad that people used during the spanish and american war to ship goods.