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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.
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Imperialism and Expansion: Part 1
Students explore the era of imperialism and expansion of the United States. In this American history instructional activity, 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 14 Views 109 Downloads
In this Imperialism worksheet, 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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 28 Downloads
Introduction to Imperialism
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.
7th Social Studies & History 12 Views 77 Downloads
Imperialism and Expansion: Part 2
Learners explore the concept of American Imperialism. In this American foreign policy instructional activity, students take notes on the Spanish-American War and foreign policy practices of the United States in the late 1800s.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 63 Downloads
Walter Reed's Yellow Fever Studies
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.
6th - 12th Science 8 Views 64 Downloads
Missionaries, Expansionism, and The Philippines
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.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
INTERPRETING THE EFFECTS OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ON US CITIZENS.
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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
American Becomes a Colonial Power
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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 25 Views 86 Downloads
New Review Examining Primary Sources: Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” (1899)
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.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable