Big Ideas:

> Identify events that escalated conflict between the United States and Spain.

> Describe the course of the Spanish-American-Cuban War and its results.

> Describe US involvement in Puerto Rico, Cuba and the Philippines

> Explain the purpose of the Open Door Policy in China.

> Summarize views regarding US imperialism

> Explain how Theodore Roosevelt's foreign policy promoted American power around the world.

> Describe how Woodrow Wilson's missionary diplomacy ensured US dominance in Latin America.
Unit 3: American Imperialism
Imperialism Vocabulary
essay instructions

The War Report

Unit 3 vocab

Lecture - America Becomes a World Power: US Imperialism (1898-1913)

Imperialism and America #1-2, 4

Economic and cultural factors convince US policymakers to join the competition for new markets in territories overseas, including Hawaii

The Spanish American War:
hwk: Reciprocal Reading - ("The Threat of War..." and "War Breaks Out")
The United States goes to war with Spain over Cuban independence and emerges with colonies in Guam, Puerto Rico,and the Philippine Islands

Acquiring New Lands: #1-2,3
The United States encounters continuing conflict in Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the Philippines, as well as an attempt to expand trade with China.

America as a World Power: #1-3
Presidents T. Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson continue to use American military power in territories around the world, including Panama and Mexico.