Spanish American War Teacher Resources
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Spanish-American War: 1 Day Lesson
After analyzing newspaper articles portraying different perspectives of the explosion of the Battleship USS Maine, your young historians will take a stand on which position is the most believable in both discussion and writing.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
American The War Spanish-: Understanding the Order of the Spanish-American War
Students understand how one event led to another and how individual events had major consequences before, during, and after the Spanish-American War. Students understand America's role in the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Spanish American Way Inquiry Lesson Plan
Students discuss why the United States invaded Cuba. In this Spanish American War lesson, students watch a movie about the U.S. invasion of Cuba and hypothesize their reasons for doing so. Students complete a Spanish American War graphic...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Yellow Journalism and the Spanish American War
Seventh graders investigate the meaning and impact of "yellow journalism." They determine how it affects people and how it played out in the USS Maine incident during the Spanish American War by reading articles and watching a PowerPoint...
7th Social Studies & History
Causes and Effects of the Spanish-American War
Students review selected essays on the Spanish-American war. In pairs, they discuss and explain the causes and effects of the Spanish-American war. Students identify the types of propaganda used before and during the Spanish American...
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish American War
Eleventh graders study the concept of Imperialism. In this American History activity, 11th graders analyze a map of the United States during the age of Imperialism. Students debate the role of Theodore Roosevelt during this time.
11th Social Studies & History
Views Concerning U.S. Imperialism after the Spanish-American War
Students research the impact of American Imperialism. In this Spanish-American War lesson, students visit the listed Web sites to discover details about the war and its effects. Students use the information they locate to participate in...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Nation Building and Economic Transformation in the Americas: 1800-1890
In need of a PowerPoint covering a 90 year span beginning in 1800? This helpful resource describes movements in the Americas concerning independence, wars, uprisings, rights movements, key players, and economic hardships relating to the...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History