The United States and New Granada (today Colombia) sign the Bidlack Treaty

The United States and New Granada (today Colombia) signed the Bidlack Treaty, which guarantees the U.S. exclusive transit rights across the Isthmus of Panama in exchange for help defending the region against British encroachment. (By Brian Bockelman)
Source Citation
Lester H. Brune, ed., Chronological History of United States Foreign Relations, 1776 to January 20, 1981, vol. 1 (New York:  Garland Publishing, 1985), 229/
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
US/the World
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