Category Archives: U.S. Imperialism

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 … Continue reading

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Roosevelt Corollary and the Panama Canal (powerpoint)

Big Stick Policy and Panama Canal Click on link to download the powerpoint. This powerpoint provides a brief description of the Roosevelt Corollary and the acquisition of the Panama Canal.

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Petition Against Hawaiian Annexation,1897: Teaching with Primary Source Documents (Activities & Questions)

Teaching With Documents: The 1897 Petition Against the Annexation of Hawaii    (National Archives) Background of Hawaiian Annexation: When the Hawaiian islands were formally annexed by the United States in 1898, the event marked end of a lengthy internal struggle between native … Continue reading

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U.S. Imperialism, “Well, I Hardly Know Which To Take First!” (political cartoon with analysisi questions)

American Imperialism Political Cartoon Analysis Attachment contains a political cartoon with analysis questions.

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American Imperialism, Spanish American War, Panama Canal, Hawaii, WWI (powerpoint)

      Imperialism,Spanish American War, Canal and WWI PP The attached powerpoint provides a brief description of the American Imperialism (Expansionist) Era, including the Spanish American War, the Conquest of Hawaii, the Panama Canal, and World War I. http://youtu.be/ETgK3BkRm6A (video … Continue reading

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U.S. Response to the Mexican Revolution (powerpoint)

 Mexican President Madero Zapata  Villa  Zimmerman Telegraph Mexican Revolution The attached powerpoint provides a brief description of the Mexican Revolution including U.S. response.

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Panama Canal Treaty 1903 (primary source document)

  Panama Canal Treaty 1903 This attachment contains the primary source text of the Panama Canal Agreement of 1903.

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