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Becoming a World Power (1876 - 1916)
To expand or to isolate, a question every country must consider. Discover the effects of American expansionism and you'll find that while we did acquire new land, it came at a price. The Boxer Rebellion, Seward's Folly, our push into the Pacific, and the Spanish-American War are all thoroughly discussed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 71 Downloads
Galileo: His Times & Beliefs
Students study Galileo and his scientific discoveries. They complete a series of experiments/model constructions, using 17th century equipment and procedures, to "recreate," demonstrate and explore the various discoveries of Galileo.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 47 Downloads
America's Wars, 1898-1945
Students examine the wars the United States was involved in between 1898 and 1945. In groups, they determine the causes and effects of each war and how each war changed the way the United States handled their foreign affairs. As a class, they debate American imperialism and how we have used it to our advantage in each war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads
Imperialism and Expansion: Part 1
Young scholars explore the era of imperialism and expansion of the United States. In this American history lesson, students play a game regarding the U.S. attempts to expand the nation in the late 1800s and early 1900s.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 115 Downloads
Students examine the connection between military experiences and presidential campaigns, reading "A War is Nice on the Resume, But It May Not Get You the Job." students research an American president's background and create a pre-presidential resume
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads