I can explain the political, economic, & cultural factors that fueled the growth of American imperialism.
Critical Vocabulary: Alfred Thayer Mahan, Queen Liliuokalani, General Valeriano Weyler, William Randolph Hearst, Joseph Pulitzer, Yellow journalism, Dupuy de Lôme, USS Maine, Teller Amendment, Commodore George Dewey, Emilio Aguinaldo, Rough Riders,Treaty of Paris, Platt Amendment, Insular Cases,Roosevelt Corollary, Commodore Matthew Perry, Spheres of influence, John Hay, Open Door Policy, Boxer Rebellion, Treaty of Portsmouth, Gentlemen’s Agreement, Great White Fleet, Root-Takahira Agreement, Clayton-Bulwer Treaty, Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, Dollar Diplomacy, Moral Diplomacy, Jones Act, Francisco “Pancho” Villa, ABC Powers, Venustiano Carranza, General John J. Pershing
- Background Question:
- Citizenship Question: What is the deadline for filing federal income tax forms?
- April 15
- June 30
- September 15
- December 31
- Guided Instruction: American Imperialism
- Independent Learning: Checkpoints #1 & #2
- Reflection Question: Was the United States justified in its pursuit of territories at the turn of the century? Explain your reasoning.
Homework: American Imperialism
Tentative Test Date: February 23