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Ch 18: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 18: An Emerging World Power (1890-1917)

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The An Emerging World Power chapter of this Prentice Hall US History Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with America's increasing international influence. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the An Emerging World Power textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in Prentice Hall's An Emerging World Power chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the American imperialism topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • Reasons for imperialism and the main methods of expanding power
  • Seward's Folly
  • The Spanish-American War
  • American imperialism throughout Hawaii, the Caribbean, China and other places

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4 Lessons in Chapter 18: Prentice Hall US History Chapter 18: An Emerging World Power (1890-1917)
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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.

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