Ch 15: American Imperialism: Tutoring Solution

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The American Imperialism chapter of this High School U.S. History Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about American imperialism from 1890-1919. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the topics involving American imperialism required in a typical high school U.S. history course.

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Learning Objectives

  • Describe the reasons for American imperialism.
  • Discuss the causes and effects of the Spanish-American War.
  • Examine American imperialism in China, the Philippines, Hawaii, the Caribbean and Latin America.
  • List the causes of World War I.
  • Understand the official position of the United States in World War I.
  • Learn how World War I changed after America got involved.
  • Take a look at the end of WWI.

9 Lessons in Chapter 15: American Imperialism: Tutoring Solution
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American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

1. American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

When George Washington left office, he warned against getting drawn into global issues, yet just over 100 years later, the U.S. began its rise to become the dominant world power. What started this rise of American Imperialism?

The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

2. The Spanish-American War: Causes, Goals & Results

The Spanish-American War resulted in the annexation of Guam, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico to the United States under the Treaty of Paris. Learn about the causes, goals, and results of this war between Spain and the United States.

American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

3. American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

Imperialism is defined as the act of one nation expanding its power and influence over another, often through military conquest and political diplomacy. Dive into the history of American Imperialism and the nation's affected: Hawaii, China, Japan, and The Philippines.

American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

4. American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

In the early 1800s, American imperialism expanded throughout the Caribbean and Latin America. This lesson will explore American Imperialism, the Platt Amendment in Cuba, including the Roosevelt Corollary that leads to the Monroe Doctrine which expanded the political and military influence; most notably recognized in the construction of the Panama Canal, Dollar Diplomacy, and Missionary Diplomacy.

Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

5. Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the final catalyst that plunged Europe into The Great War that would last for more than four years and have devastating impacts on the world. However, there were several other causes of World War I. Learn about militarism, alliances, imperialism, nationalism, and how the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the final factor that led to war.

The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

6. The United States in World War I: Official Position, Isolation & Intervention

The United States maintained a neutral position in World War I until April 1917. Explore the initial reasons for U.S. neutrality and the building tensions that finally caused the country to declare war.

American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry

7. American Involvement in World War I: How the War Changed After America's Entry

After struggling for almost three years to remain a neutral country, America officially became involved in World War I in April of 1917. Learn about American involvement in the war, the challenge of building troops/funds, and how the war changed after America's entry.

End of WWI: the Treaty of Versailles & the League of Nations

8. End of WWI: the Treaty of Versailles & the League of Nations

The Treaty of Versailles brought about provisions which helped create relative peace after the end of World War I. Explore the end of World War I, the Paris Peace Conference, the Treaty of Versailles, and the League of Nations.

Americanization: Definition & Movement

9. Americanization: Definition & Movement

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of Americanization. You will also learn what historical events led to this movement, who took part in it, and how it ended.

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