Grade 11 Social Studies Resources : United States as a World Power
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General Resources

  • Imperialism and the U.S.A.
    http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html
    The site covers expansion in the Pacific and US intervention in Latin America. Included are some details about events such as the Boxer Rebellion, the Spanish-American War, the Panama Canal, and more.

  • The World of 1898 ; The Spanish - American War
    http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/
    This site provides resources and documents about the Spanish-American War, the period before the war, and some of the people who participated in the fighting or commented about it.

  • A War in Perspective - Spanish American War
    http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/epo/spanexhib/index.html
    The New York Public Library Spanish-American War Exhibition.

  • Crucible of Empire - The Spanish-American War
    http://www.pbs.org/crucible/
    Companion website to PBS series, this site offers a timeline of the major events before, during, and after the war; original 1890s sheet music popular during the War; photographs of the major figures involved; newspaper articles and headlines from 1890s newspapers.

  • Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935
    http://www.boondocksnet.com/ai_hist.html
    Although the focus is on the Anti-Imperialist League's opposition to the Philippine-American War of 1899-1902, much was written by authors whose works are still appreciated and studied today. Includes reactions to popular British colonial ideas.

  • An American Empire- Links to Maps,Images, Primary & Secondary Resources
    http://www.accd.edu/sac/history/leer/1302hl.html



 


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