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Spanish American War Teacher Resources
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Students examine reasons for going to war. In this foreign policy lesson, students analyze the reasons the U.S. entered the the War of 1812, the Mexican War, the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Persian Gulf War. Students then present their findings to their classmates.
Learners role play, persuading and staying neutral during arguments. In this viewpoint lesson, students examine the viewpoints of soldiers in the Spanish-American War and role play. After a discussion, some learners try to persuade the class while others try to stay neutral.
Pupils listen as the teacher explains the origins of the Veterans' Day in America. They complete a project in which they investigate different aspects one of the wars in which US soldiers participated. In the project they include a summary, an explanation of what it tells about a particular soldier or the war, and a personal reaction to the project.