Great Wall of China - Built in section starting in the 7th century BC to 1644. It was used as border control, defense, and commerce along the Silk Road., Panama Canal - Construction originally started by France in 1881 and halted, then taken over by the United States from 1904 - 1914 when it opened The canal connects the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans through the country of Panama., Great Pyramids of Giza - Over 2500 years old, they are the last of the 7 Wonders of the Worl still standing. They are located near Cairo, Egypt., Channel Tunnel (Chunnel) - Built between 1988 & 1994 under the English Channel, it is the only fixed link between Great Britain and the European Continent at France., Hoover Dam - Built between 1931 & 1935 on the Colorado River, and generates 4.2 trillion kilo-watt hours of electricity in 1 year., Project Apollo - Was the American effort to land men on the Moon in 1969 using the Saturn V rocket., The Wright Flyer - It achieved the first powered flight in history., Ford Model T - Utilized the use of the Assembly Line to mass produce a product and drastically reducing the price., Burj Khalifa Building - Opened in 2010, it is the tallest building in the world, standing 2722 feet in height., Roman Colosseum - Built between 70 & 80 AD in Rome, Italy. It is the largest amphitheatre built in the ancient world holding 50-80,000 spectators., Taj Mahal - Constructed in 1632 Mughal emperor in India to house the tomb of his wife., Suez Canal - Completed in 1869, it connects the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea and Indian Ocean., Eiffel Tower - Built in 1887 for the 1889 World's Fair, it was originally intended as a temporary structure. It has many uses today and is a landmark for the city of Paris, France., Liquid Fueled Rocket - Invented and constructed by American Robert Goddard who achieved the first flight of a liquid fueled rocket who's technology is still used today., Netherland Flood Control and Dike System - Created throughout history by the Dutch people. It is a lock, dam, and dike system that holds back water from the North Sea which would normally flood 2/3 of the Netherlands.,
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