In this activity, students will examine 7 sources concerning the origins of American imperialism and will be asked to analyze the causes.
This assignment relies on the ACE and ABCDE methods. A power point to introduce this methods is available for free from this store.
This assignment includes intermediate level scaffolding for key skills such as essay organization, sourcing, and using evidence as part of the response. (4 pages)
A second document version has been included which also has the scaffolding removed so that it may be given as a traditional DBQ. (4 pages)
This activity is aligned to the new AP history rubrics (effective fall 2017)