Study Guide

  • US History

    Imperialism Study Guide


    • Definition of Imperialism
    • Dates Associated with Imperialism
    • Reasons for US Imperialism
    • Previous Foreign Policy: Isolationism and why the US practiced isolationism
    • Locate on the map where the Empire exists
    • Spanish-American War and why the US fought in it
    • Significance of the Spanish-American War to American history
    • Imperialism Unit Terms
    • Big Stick Diplomacy Definition
    • Panama Canal: Location of the canal, and why the US wanted it


    Format of the Test

    • Multiple Choice
    • Political Cartoon Interpretation
    • Mapping Locations
    • Short Answer (CP)
    • Essay (Honors)