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Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline

This activity features 10 primary sources from the Spanish American War that students analyze using questions organized onto a timeline. The documents include cartoons, newspapers, lithographs, maps, and pictures all related to each aspect of the war.


Headline From the Spanish American War Period-- USS Maine yellow journalism

Teddy Roosevelt's horse Little Texas led the charge up San Juan Hill during the 1898 Spanish American War

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American Imperialism Packet with Primary Sources & Readings

Wonderful 5 page packet of primary source CCSS aligned activities on American Imperialism! Covers the Spanish American War, and more!

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American Imperialism Graphic Organizer

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.


CCTimelineW19 Key battles of the Spanish-American War

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Naval archivists discover trove of photos from Spanish-American War

Fighting During Spanish American War. The Spanish–American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.

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Yellow Journalism- MAD LIBS

Students will work in partners to complete the Yellow Journalism story of the USS Maine explosion. This quick and fun Mad Libs 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

Teddy Roosevelt and his Rough Riders in Cuba during the Spanish-American War in 1898.