Unit #4 - American Imperialism
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Unit #5/Six Weeks TEST
Review & Prepare for Unit #5/Six Weeks TEST
Monday, Oct. 29
Tuesday, Oct. 30
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Thursday, Nov. 1
Friday, Nov. 2
Monday, Nov. 5
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Wednesday, Nov. 7
Thursday, Nov. 8
Friday, Nov. 9
Veteran's Day
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Daily Activities
Monday, Nov. 12
Tuesday, Nov. 13
Unit #5 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Unit Objectives
Unit Objectives
Unit #4 - American Imperialism
US.2 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in U.S. history from 1877 to the present.  The student is expected to:
    US.2A Identify the major characteristics that define an historical era. Supporting Standard
    US.2B Identify the major eras in U.S. history from 1877 to the present and describe their defining characteristics.  Readiness Standard
    US.2C Apply absolute and relative chronology through the sequencing of significant individuals, events, and time periods.  Supporting Standard
    US.2D Explain the significance of the following years as turning points: 1898 (Spanish–American War), 1914–1918 (World War I)... Supporting Standard
US.4 History. The student understands the emergence of the United States as a world power between 1898 and 1920. The student is expected to:
    US.4A Explain why significant events, policies, and individuals such as the Spanish-American War, U.S. expansionism, Henry Cabot Lodge, Alfred Thayer Mahan, Theodore Roosevelt,
                Sanford B. Dole, and missionaries moved the United States into the position of a world power. Readiness Standard
    US.4B Evaluate American expansionism, including acquisitions such as Guam, Hawaii, the Philippines, and Puerto Rico.  Supporting Standard
    US.4C Identify the causes of World War I and reasons for U.S. entry. Readiness Standard
    US.4D Understand the contributions of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) led by General John J. Pershing.  Supporting Standard
    US.4E Analyze the impact of significant technological innovations in World War I such as machine guns, airplanes, tanks, poison gas, and trench warfare that resulted in the
               stalemate on the Western Front. Supporting Standard
    US.4F Analyze major issues such as isolationism and neutrality raised by U.S. involvement in World War I, Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points, and the Treaty of Versailles. Readiness Standard
    US.4G Analyze significant events such as the Battle of Argonne Forest. Supporting Standard
US.12 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major events. The student is expected to:
    US.12A Analyze the impact of physical and human geographic factors on...the Panama Canal...Readiness Standard
    US.12B Identify and explain reasons for changes in political boundaries such as those resulting from statehood and international conflicts. Supporting Standard
US.15 Economics. The student understands domestic and foreign issues related to U.S. economic growth from the 1870s to 1920. The student is expected to:
    US.15D Describe the economic effects of international military conflicts, including the Spanish-American War and World War I, on the United States. Readiness Standard
US.19 Government. The student understands changes over time in the role of government. The student is expected to:
    US.19B Explain constitutional issues raised by federal government policy changes during times of significant events, including World War I... Readiness Standard
    US.19E Evaluate the pros and cons of U.S. participation in international organizations and treaties. Supporting Standard
US.26 Culture. The student understands how people from various groups contribute to our national identity. The student is expected to:
    US.26F Discuss the importance of congressional Medal of Honor recipients, including individuals of all races and genders such as...Alvin York... Supporting Standard
US.27 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of science, technology, and the free enterprise system on the economic development of the United States.
The student is expected to:
    US.27B Explain how specific needs result in scientific discoveries and technological innovations in agriculture, the military, and medicine, including vaccines. Supporting Standard
This unit will cover the growth and expansion of the United States from the 1890s
until the end of World War I.  Students will analyze the events surrounding the
Spanish American War.  They will also study American territorial growth and
foreign policy around the turn of the century.  The class will learn about the roles of
influential people such as Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, and others.  
Students will investigate the significance of the building of the Panama Canal.  They
will investigate America's emergence as a world power and its role in World War I.
DBQ: American Imperialism
World War I in Europe
World War I at Home
America's New Empire
Spanish American War
Government Policy and Manifest Destiny
Versailles and the Fourteen Points
Reading: Ch 12-1
Reading: Ch 14-4
Reading: Ch 14-2
Reading: Ch 14-3
Reading: Ch 12-3
Reading: Ch 12-2
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Reading Review
Beginnings of World War I
Reading: Ch 14-1
Reading Review
Sergeant York
DBQ: American Imperialism
Study Guide
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Events of WW I
American Expansion
Manifest Destiny
Should We?
Spanish American
War Chart
America's New Empire
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
DBQ: American Imperialism
DBQ: American Imperialism
Events of WW I
Events of WW I
Read: Chapter 5-1
Imperialist Vision
Read: Chapter 5-2
Span/Amer War
Read: Chapter 5-3
New American Diplomacy
Read: Chapter 7-1
US Enters WWI
Read: Chapter 7-2
The Homefront
Read: Chapter 7-3
A Bloody Conflict
Read: Chapter 7-4
The War's Impact
Visually Based
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