How to govern these new territories? – (U.S. Imperialism) short essay activity


U.S. Senator Albert J. Beveridge was a leading advocate for U.S. expansion.

After the United States defeated Spain during the Spanish-American War (1898), a great debate began over how the former Spanish colonies (examples: Philippines & Puerto Rico) should be governed.

This short essay activity includes two primary source quotations from two leading U.S. Congressional leaders of the era. Click on link to download activity: Imperialism Essay Activity


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