This file is a resource pack that explains America's involvement in World War II (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence - SS5H1). Each element has its own ppt. Ppt's are easy to read and prompts the teacher which sheets to use and is easy to follow along with slotted notes. Ppt's include important facts and images related to Black Cowboys, Great Western Cattle Trail, Chisholm Trail, barb wire, Wright Brothers, George Washington Carver, Alexander Bell, Thomas Edison, Spanish-AMerican War, William Mckinley, Theodore Roosevelt, imperialism, Good Neighbor Policy, Panama Canal, immigrants, emigrant, push factor, pull factor.
Some of the items included are:
Diary of a Black Cowboy
Cattle Out The Door
Invention Out The Door
Panama Canal Pros and Cons
Roosevelt’s Corollary Food For Thought
Wrinkle Out The Door
Push Pull Door Factors
Immigrant Bumper Sticker
Emigrant Out The Door
Standard and elements Include:
SS5H1 Describe how life changed in America at the turn of the century.
a. Describe the role of the cattle trails in the late 19th century; include the Black Cowboys of Texas, the Great Western Cattle Trail, and the Chisholm Trail.
b. Describe the impact on American life of the Wright brothers (flight), George Washington Carver (science), Alexander Graham Bell (communication), and Thomas Edison (electricity).
c. Explain how William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt expanded America’s role in the world; include the Spanish-American War and the building of the Panama Canal.
d. Describe the reasons people immigrated to the United States, from where they emigrated, and where they settled.