This graphic organizer is a great front loading or ending activity for American Imperialism. It covers American motives, Spanish American War, annexation of Hawaii, Panama Canal, Open Door Policy in China, along with the presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson.
American imperialism is the economic, military, and cultural influence of the United States on other countries. Such influence often goes hand in hand with expansion into foreign territories. Expansion on a grand scale is the primary objective of an empire, a notable example being the British Empire. #Glogster #AmericanImperialism
Amazing student-centered activity on American Imperialism! students analyze events to determine if the US acted more like a World Leader or a Bully during the Age of Imperialism! All readings, worksheets, and key included!
Students will research and analyze an assigned country that has been influenced by American Imperialism. Groups will present on their country using the directions provided and students will use the graphic organizer to take notes on other groups presentations.
Students will work in partners to complete the Yellow Journalism story of the USS Maine explosion. This is quick & fun Mad Lib style activity is meant to show how inaccurate Yellow Journalism was at the time. My students loved this. I left it in an editable format.Key Words: Spanish American War; Yellow Journalism; USS Maine; American Imperialism