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.
Map of Latin America, Central America: Cuba, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, Panama, Haiti, Jamaica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua. South America: Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, French Guiana, Bolivia, Ecuador, Suriname, Guyana.
Geek love. Learned this handwriting in 2nd grade. Still have the cue card. Can still do it when I take the time. Didn't know the history. [From the Fonts.com site:... inspired by Palmer Method which was introduced to the US in 1894 as a modern alternative to Spencerian. The method won many awards including the Gold Medals at the Panama Pacific Expo of 1915 and the Sesquicentennial Expo in 1926. This disciplined style set the standard of cursive penmanship for decades of American…
La Peregrina Pearl - La Peregrina is one of the most famous pearls in the world. Its history spans almost 500 years, and it has passed from the African slave who found it at Pearl Islands in the Gulf of Panama, to European kings and queens. Most recently, the pearl belonged to Elizabeth Taylor.