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For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the concept of Imperialism. In this foreign policy lesson, students examine the policies of the US and other countries through time. Students then create a political cartoon of their own and create a timeline that...
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White Man's Burden:The Expansionist/Anti-Imperialist Debate at the Turn of the Century

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the roles of Expansionists and Anti-imperialists and take on the identity of a historical character to defend their position before a Senate committee. Roles of newsmen, senators, and futurists are also assumed in this...
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Establishing Borders: The Expansion of the United States 1846-48

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students investigate how the United States acquired land after the Revolutionary War ended. In this establishing borders instructional activity, students use maps to identify territories acquired by the US and the states that later...
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The Purchase of Alaska and Seward's Folly

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate what happened when Alaska was purchased and review what expansionism means. In this US history lesson, students listen to the book "Seward's Folly" which describes Alaska's history after which students write in their...
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The New Imperialism: 1869-1914

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Oh my goodness! This presentation covers a lot of ground. From the imperialist ideology that led to the colonization of the African continent, to the technological advancements that made it possible, this slide show has it all. Use in...
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Vietnam 1945 - 1975 :The 10,000 Day War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Each phase of the Vietnam War is fully developed and defined in terms of political cause and effect and social action. Phase one covers the onset of the war in 1945 through the French defeat at Dienbienphu. Phase two discusses American...