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American Expansionism: Alaska, Hawaii, and the Spanish-American War Lesson

Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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50 slides and 3 pages
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This American Expansionism PowerPoint lesson and notes includes information about Hawaii, Alaska, and the Spanish-American War with leaders such as William McKinley and Theodore Roosevelt.

  • The PowerPoint lesson includes 50 slides with a variety of pictures, examples, interactive website links, and video links.
  • Guided Notes are also included so that students can take notes while you teach.
  • Google Slides Version of the lesson and Guided Notes are included for use with Google Classroom™

The Lesson Covers the Following Information:

  1. The purchase of Alaska and William Seward
  2. Hawaii becomes a territory and state
  3. The Spanish-American War and William McKinley
  4. Rough Riders, Buffalo Soldiers, and Theodore Roosevelt

Correlates with Georgia Social Studies Standard: SS5H1

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Total Pages
50 slides and 3 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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