The Spanish-American War marked the United States’ quest for imperialism. Would the United States become an imperialist nation? In this mind-poster assignment, students will analyze excerpts from primary source documents. These excerpts are linked to individuals who held anti-imperialist or imperialist viewpoints. By examining different perspectives, students will develop a deeper understanding of U.S. imperialism. Word and PDF files are available for your use.
Included in this resource are excerpts from ten primary source documents, mind-poster assignment directions, a break-down of points, and a mind-poster graphic organizer. Below is a list of excerpts from primary source documents students will analyze: