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The Media and the War: The Penny Press, Walt Whitman and the War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Mexican-American war marked a significant moment in United States history, as well as in the history of American media. The mid-nineteenth century saw the introduction of the Penny Press, which provided many American citizens with...
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US History Overview 2 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression

For Students 8th - 11th
Ambitiously spanning American history from 1865 to 1941, this video discusses and clarifies topics such as women's suffrage, the sinking of the Maine, and the development of America as a world empire. Maps and photographs will engage...
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Creating a Cartoon of the Philippine-American War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
During the Industrial and commercial expansion of the United States, war broke out between America and the Philippines. Explore conflict, American Imperialism, and political cartoons with this creative project. Learners view the film,...
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Women, Propaganda, and War

For Teachers 11th Standards
Governments rely on propaganda to build support for wars. Class members examine six propaganda posters, two each from the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II, and analyze how the way women were portrayed in the posters...
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On This Day: The 1898 Treaty of Paris

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At one time, America, too, was a colonial power. Using clips from talks from historians, class members explore how this happened with the 1898 Treaty of Paris that ended the Spanish-American War. Afterward, they consider whether the...
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US History Overview 1: Jamestown to the Civil War

For Students 8th - 11th
Complete with territory maps, photos, and interesting anecdotes, this video covers the major events of American History, roughly from 1754 to 1865. Plymouth and Jamestown are mentioned in the beginning of the video, but the speaker...
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World War II in Color, Part 1/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What were the Allied and Axis countries doing just before the start of World War II? Take a peek into American, British, Spanish and German life (among others) on the eve of the most destructive war in world history. This is part one in...
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INTERPRETING THE EFFECTS OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR ON US CITIZENS.

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students write an article about some aspect of American life during the war. -Examples include: Food, Travel, Weapons, Communication, Maps, Leadership. Each group of three will then be responsible for posting their article to the class...
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U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish American War

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the concept of Imperialism.  In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze a map of the United States during the age of Imperialism.  Students debate the role of Theodore Roosevelt during this time. 
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Spanish American War

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Spanish American War. In this multi media lesson plan on the Spanish war, students use the Library of Congress web-site to examine primary sources and determine the causes and effects of the Spanish American War.
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Introduction to Imperialism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders examine the implications of American Imperialism. In this Imperialism lesson, 7th graders analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress in order to understand the U.S. involvement in the Spanish...
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Yellow Journalism

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate yellow journalism and how it affected public opinion and the government during the Spanish American War. They define key vocabulary words, and take notes during a teacher-led lecture. In pairs they read...
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Exclusion and Empire, 1898–1941

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Often forgotten and written off as the model minority, Americans with heritage in Asia and the Pacific Islands have played an important role in American history, including Congress. Budding historians reclaim history by researching the...
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Hispanic Americans in Congress During the Age of U.S. Colonialism and Global Expansion, 1898–1945

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
To be Puerto Rican, in the words of one politician, is to be "foreign in a domestic sense." Young historians consider the American role in colonialism and its impacts on Hispanic Americans through the first part of the twentieth century...
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Spanish American War and Imperialism

For Students 8th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read articles about Spanish American War and U.S. involvement with East Asia. Students then respond to 12 short answer questions.
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Yellow Journalism

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What role did yellow journalism play in bringing the United States into war with Spain? As part of their study of the Spanish-American War, class groups examine newspapers of the times and other texts and then produce their own...
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Examining Primary Sources: Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” (1899)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Combine literature and history with the poem "The White Man's Burden" by Rudyard Kipling. Pupils read the poem and answer four questions about the text. 
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The Matter of the Philippines

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The United States won the Spanish-American War, so now what? Young scholars act as advisors to President McKinley and use primary sources to recommend what America should do with its territories. Using a variety of perspectives—including...
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Bernardo Vega

For Students 4th - 12th
After the Spanish-American War, Puerto Ricans were granted access to the United State of America. Follow along as a video shares the life experience of Bernardo Vega. With hopes to create a better life, Vega ventured to New York City...
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The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the Mexican-American War, but it did not end tensions between the two nations. The activity provides learners with an opportunity to practical historical analysis with text experts from the Treaty of...
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Hispanic Congressional Representation in the Era of U.S. Continental Expansion, 1822–1898

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
From the Louisiana Purchase to the Spanish American War, the history of the United States is intertwined with the story of Hispanic Americans. Using an article about Hispanics in Congress during the 1800s, learners research their lives...
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History of Modern Cuba

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Set the context for the often-strained relationship between the US and Cuba with this informative and entertaining presentation. From political cartoons to photographs of Fidel Castro and Fulgencio Batista, as well as heartbreaking...
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The Question of an American Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
As it rose to being the new super power, America had a choice: conquer other nations like its European predecessors, or stay home. Using primary source documents from those thinking about American foreign policy in the late 1800s,...
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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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