This assignment is an excellent background read. In this reading/packet, students learn about the Spanish American War. Content includes: the USS Maine, Yellow Journalism, "A Splendid Little War," Commodore Dewey in the Pacific, Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders, Cuba, and the Philippines.
Students will read the packet with their worksheet. Worksheet questions include: Key players, conditions in Cuba, Causes of the Spanish American War, Declaration of War, Battle of Cuba and Philippines, Teller Amendment, Results & Effects of the War, and Filipino Insurrection.
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Included in this Lesson:
- Student Reading (7 Pages with Photos)
- Student Worksheet (2 Pages)
- Answer Key