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In this Spanish-American War learning exercise, students examine the 2 provided maps and then 11 short answer questions based on the maps.
In this Spanish-American War study guide worksheet, students respond to 5 fill in the blank and short answer questions about the conflict.
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were used to annex several areas such as Hawaii and the Philippines to be used as gateways to Latin American and Chinese markets, the Spanish-American War, and atrocities committed during the Philippine War at the turn of the twentieth century.
Students 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.
Students write a newspaper based on events in the year 1898 using Yellow Journalism, the exaggeration of facts or events.
In this Imperialism learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages about the Spanish-American War and then respond to 5 short answer questions about how the war began, U.S. involvement in the war, and outcome of the war.
Seventh graders examine the implications of American Imperialism. In this Imperialism lesson, 7th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress in order to understand the U.S. involvement in the Spanish American War.
Students explore the concept of American Imperialism. In this American foreign policy lesson, students take notes on the Spanish-American War and foreign policy practices of the United States in the late 1800s.
In this Imperialism worksheet, students respond to 30 short answer questions regarding reasons for imperialism and American involvement in the Philippines and the Spanish-American War.
For this 20th century history worksheet, students respond to 4 short answer questions that require them to compare the Spanish-American War to World War I.
Students analyze photographs as an introduction to the Spanish American War. The concepts of American expansionism are explored through the process.
Middle schoolers and high schoolers examine the ethics of using human test subjects in scientific research. They do a simulation which focuses on yellow fever and how human subjects were used to develop a treatment/cure for the disease after the Spanish American War.
Students examine the quality of sources in research in the process of gaining an understanding of the Spanish American War, American expansionism, and the role of missionaries in history. They meet in groups to provide an audio/visual lesson on the findings of their research.
Students write an article about some aspect of American life during the war. -Examples include: Food, Travel, Weapons, Communication, Maps, Leadership. Each group of three will then be responsible for posting their article to the class web page.
In this Spanish-American War learning exercise, students respond to 7 short answer questions about the war and define 6 terms that relate to the war.
In this Spanish-American War worksheet, students respond to 11 fill in blank questions about America's involvement in the war.
Exploring the idea of America joining "the imperialist club" at the end of the 19th century, this presentation presents reasons why America not only had the drive to explore the world, but the power and wealth with which to do so. American presence and influence in Hawaii, Japan, Alaska, Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Panama, China, and Mexico are covered in the context of the spread of America's growing global importance.
In this U.S. history learning exercise, students read articles about Spanish American War and U.S. involvement with East Asia. Students then respond to 12 short answer questions.
Combine literature and history with the poem "The White Man's Burden" by Rudyard Kipling. Pupils read the poem and answer four questions about the text.
Students analyze primary documents and images. Students organize and evaluate the causes and results of the Omaha race riot of 1919. Students study and recognize key personalities involved. Students relate history to certain quotes diagrammed on the board. Students encounter graphic organizers.