American Imperialism and Spanish American War Worksheets!
Are you teaching the about the dynamic turn-of-the-century age of American Imperialism and the Spanish-American War? This 32-page worksheet packet will provide your students with an extensive examination of this important period of history.
This packet is perfect for use as introductory material, unit review, or for enrichment. The visually appealing materials are intended to support and enhance your own lessons, textbook, and class discussions. Saved in a binder, they provide students with a handy and easily accessible reference, study guide, or interactive notebook.
I have included contextual questions, graphs, timelines, and maps, as well as teacher answer pages.
Topics reviewed are:
-Expansion and Power - Imperialism
-Spain’s involvement in Cuba – the rebellion
-Remember the Maine – the explosion and aftermath
-Reasons for the Spanish-American War
-Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders
-The Philippines and Guam
-The Battle of Manila Bay
-Review Sheet – Reason and Results – Map locations
-Big Stick Diplomacy
-The Roosevelt Corollary
-Building the Panama Canal and Big Stick Diplomacy
-Why Build a Canal? – How the canal works.
-Full Teacher Keys
-3-page lesson on Yellow Journalism. – It contains complete transcripts - ready for printing- of the New York Journal and Advertiser and the New York Times coverage of the sinking of the U.S.S. Maine. Full front page reproduction of the New York Journal and Advertiser’s coverage of the Maine explosion.
-7 additional pages of period specific illustrations formatted for
easy printing and breakout assignments and enhanced writing prompts.
Meets multiple Common Core ELA, History and Social Studies Standards
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