Imperialism Unit (1893-1904)Essential Questions:1. Why did the US change its long-standing policy of isolationism and move towards a greater role in world affairs?2. How was America's commitment to freedom, liberty, and democratic principles tested as it assumed a greater role in world affairs?
This unit will include both class discussion and activities associated with the content of American Imperialism.Corresponding Pages in TextUnited States History (Hardcover text): Chapter 11Give Me Liberty! (Softcover Text): Chapter 17 "Freedoms Boundaries" (pages 703-718)Grades for the 2nd Quarter:Assessment Grades:
- Was America living up to its fundamental principles of freedom and liberty during the era of imperialism?
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- Unit Test (~ 25 points).
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