Presentation (Powerpoint) File
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Within this PowerPoint are 8 slides containing 5 primary source documents regarding American imperialism.
•The Interest of America in Sea Power (1897) Author: Alfred T. Mahan
•Speech from Senator Albert Beveridge, US Senate in 1900
•Henry Cabot Lodge, speech made in the Senate 1900
•Teller Amendment, April 1898
•The Platt Amendment, 1901
The PowerPoint was intended to be used with Peardeck which is an interactive slide software that I use in my classroom.
Within the PowerPoint are 15 questions ranging from DOK 2-4. On the final slide is an open response questions for students to answer; Using the documents, and your knowledge of history, describe the strongest arguments for imperialism, and the strongest arguments against imperialism.