"The Panther's Leap"--incl. works cited w/ primary sources;1911 landing of German boat, The Panther, at Morocco; Result of 2nd Moroccan Crisis and, ultimately, WWI

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The Panther's Leap The desire for land, power and expanded influence can be cited as the motivation behind any number of historical events and, many times, have far reaching consequences. The event that took place on July 1st, 1911 is no exception. This event, which came to be known as The Panther's Leap stemmed from the ambitions of the German government to gain land and power and to widen their sphere of influence, and ultimately resulted …

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