Ch 46: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: American Imperialism

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Get ready for OAE Integrated Social Studies exam questions with video lessons on U.S. expansion in Asia and Latin America, the Spanish-American War, and U.S. involvement in World War I. You'll also find multiple-choice quizzes to help test your understanding of these U.S. history topics.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: American Imperialism - Chapter Summary

Brush up on your U.S. history knowledge with lessons charting the rise of the U.S. as a world power and American imperialism. Topics of discussion include:

  • Reasons for America's wising power and imperialism
  • Outcomes of the Spanish-American War
  • U.S. imperialism in the Pacific
  • Expansion in the Caribbean and Latin America
  • Causes of World War I
  • U.S. involvement in World War I
  • The Treaty of Versailles
  • The League of Nations

Review American imperialism topics covered on the OAE Integrated Social Studies exam by watching short videos or reading the transcripts. You can also use the multiple-choice quizzes included with each lesson to develop a study plan and keep your test-prep goals on track.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: American Imperialism Chapter Objectives

The 150 multiple-choice questions included on this OAE exam are used to measure the content area knowledge of applicants for an integrated social studies teaching license in Ohio. Approximately 25% of test questions cover U.S. history topics, including U.S. foreign policy during the roughly 50-year period spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

This chapter is designed to prepare you for questions focusing on the causes and outcomes of the Spanish-American War, U.S. expansion into Latin America and Asia, the U.S.'s official position at the outbreak of World War I, and the impacts of the U.S.'s eventual involvement in this conflict.

8 Lessons in Chapter 46: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: American Imperialism
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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 was a new kind of war involvement for the U.S. It was not for freedom, it was not an internal conflict. It was fought over expansion and the idea of spreading American influence in the Caribbean and in the Philippines.

American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

3. American Imperialism in Hawaii, China & the Philippines

American imperialism had a major effect on the world. In this lesson, find out how a nation became a part of the U.S. for almost 50 years and how one kingdom became a U.S. state. The effect of U.S. imperialism in Asia and the Pacific had a long-lasting and far-reaching effect that we can still see today!

American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

4. American Imperialism in Latin America & the Caribbean

Around the turn of the 20th century, the United States entered a period of non-colonial imperial expansion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. Learn about the short-term and long-term effects of some of these policies in this video lesson.

Causes of World War I: Factors That Led to War

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

Although World War I began in Europe, it is important to take a look at World War I in relation to U.S. history as well. The U.S. was greatly affected by the war. In this lesson, we'll take a quick and direct look at the causes that led up the war and the assassination that was the final catalyst.

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' best option was to stay out of World War I. They had nothing to gain from getting involved. So, they tried to stay neutral, but as American interests started to lean toward the Allied Powers, many events happened to give the States the final push to enter the 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

As much as the U.S. wanted to stay neutral during World War I, it proved impossible. This meant the U.S. had to raise the forces and money to wage war. Find out how Americans played their part in WWI in this lesson.

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

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

In this lesson, we will examine the Treaty of Versailles. We will explore the treaty's negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference, take a look at the treaty's terms, and discuss Germany's reaction to the treaty.

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