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- 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.
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- Take a look at the end of WWI.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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