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American Imperialism

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Has the United States always been an empire? This video is packed with information on America's endeavors during the age of new imperialism, including the displacement of indigenous peoples through territorial acquisition, how wars were...
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Becoming a World Power (1876 - 1916)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To expand or to isolate, a question every country must consider. Discover the effects of American expansionism and you'll find that while we did acquire new land, it came at a price. The Boxer Rebellion, Seward's Folly, our push into the...
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For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the geography, agriculture, and the climate of Panama using the book "Conejito." They listen to a lecture about Panama, listen to the story, and answer story comprehension questions. Students also complete a...
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For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the story "Conejito" and write a descriptive story about the rainforest in Panama. They answer story comprehension questions, complete worksheet questions about a map of Panama, and rewrite a paragraph changing the...
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Revolutions in Latin America (19c - Early 20c)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The history of the Latin American revolutions - and the philosophies behind them - is the focus of this comprehensive presentation. From the theories of the European Enlightenment, to the Revolutionary Wars of America and France, Latin...
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The United States and the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Journey through highlights of the late 19th and early 20th century with your history class. Topics covered are the highlights of Theodore Roosevelt's presidency, the Spanish American War, the building of the Panama Canal, and World War...
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Panama Canal Timelapse

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Virtually sail through the Panama Canal as you watch this time-lapse video. Great for a geography or social studies class, the video is from the perspective of a ship's passenger on May 8, 2003 as it crosses through the canal and locks.
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Panama Canal

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate a way to sail a boat around the world without touching land while learning about the Panama Canal. In this Panama Canal lesson plan, students learn about the relationship of socio-political continents and how the...
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America as a World Power

For Students 8th - 12th
In this 20th century history worksheet, students respond to 13 short answer and identification questions about diplomacy during the Theodore Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson presidencies.
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This Great Enterprise”: Theodore Roosevelt and the Panama Canal

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the implications of the "Great Enterprise." In this Panama Canal lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding President Teddy Roosevelt and Panama Canal. High schoolers respond to...
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The Imperial Republic: 1865-1914 (6)

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive American history worksheet, students respond to 12 matching questions regarding 1865-1914 America. Students may check their answers immediately.
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Do Some Research

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this science research worksheet, students utilize the Internet or a library to find out which ocean the Panama Canal joins together with the Atlantic Ocean. Students write a short report on their findings on the lines provided.
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Do Some Research - Panama Canal

For Students 4th - 6th
In this geography research activity, students use the library or Internet to determine the name of the ocean which the Panama Canal joins to the Atlantic Ocean. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic,...
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Do Some Research - Panama Canal/Continent

For Students 4th - 5th
In this geography research instructional activity, students use the library or Internet to determine what continent the Panama Canal is located on. They write the answer on the blue line, write a short essay about the topic, and draw a...
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Panama Canal

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are associated with the Panama Canal and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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The Panama Canal, The World's Most Important Shortcut

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students, through teacher lecture and online activities, study the Panama Canal. They discuss how it was made and the hardships the workers encountered while building it. Through the eyes of one of these workers, they write a short...
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Central America: Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are introduced to the geography of Central America. On a map, they route different ways to get from Spain to India. In groups, they research the development of the Panama Canal and how it shortened the trip across the...
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U.S. History Since 1877

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Young scholars identify and analyze when the following occurred: the beginning of the NAACP, the enactment of the Pure Food and Drug Act, the ratification of the nineteenth Amendment, and the enactment of the Clayton Anti-trust Act....
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For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders analyze the rise of the U.S. to its role as a world power in the 20th century. They read and analyze text, and write an essay identifying the cause and effect of imperialism and the various ways the U.S. attempted to...
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An Uphill Swim

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the concepts and engineering principles used in a canal lock system and apply those concepts to navigate a boat through a working model of a canal lock waterway.
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Changing the Channel

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the historic transfer of the Panama Canal from the United States to Panama, investigating how this shift might affect various aspects of Panama's economy, relations with other countries, and international trade.
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A Trip through the Panama Canal

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Pupils explore the Panama Canal. They study its history, location, reasons for being built, ownership, and so forth. They create presentations that demonstrates what students learned through their research activities.
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The Panama Canal Treaties: How Treaties Are Ratified

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners gain an understanding of how the executive and legislative branches, influenced by popular opinion, work toward the ratification of a treaty. They examine the influences and impact of lobbying and special interests in the...