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Age of Imperialism

http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/toc.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. That pivotal era in the history of our nation is the subject of this on-line history. Standard s11.4.2 and 11.4.3

Comments: This is great background information for the SCORE lesson White Man's Burden.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 124

Monroe Doctrine

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=23

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Monroe Doctrine was part of President James Monroe's seventh annual message to Congress on December 2, 1823. The European powers, according to Monroe, were obligated to respect the Western Hemisphere as the United States' sphere of interest. Standards 8.5.2, 11.4.3 and 11.9.3

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2196

Panama Canal Becomes Panama's Canal

http://geography.about.com/science/geography/library/weekly/aa071299.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Panama Canal was returned to Panama on December 31, 1999. Learn the fascinating saga of its history and future in the transition period. Standards 11.4.3 and Modern Latin America 11.9.3

Comments: National Geography Standards: Understands that culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2403

Spanish American War

http://americanhistory.si.edu/militaryhistory/exhibition/flash.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The U.S. went to war against Spain to free Cuba and the Philippine from Spanish domination. However, the war provided the United States an opportunity to seize possessions and begin building an American empire. After removing Spain from Cuba, the U.S, seized Puerto Rico. After freeing the Philippines from Spain, America not only ruled that country, they also annexed Samoa, Guam, Wake Island and later Hawaii. Standard 11.4.2

Comments: Select Spanish American War from the timeline of U.S. Wars by Smithsonian.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Resource ID: 2811

Spanish American War Photos

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/sawhtml/sawhome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This American Memory Collection of the Library of Congress has eighty-four news photos taken in Cuba during the Spanish-American War showing damage to American naval ships, including the Maine. Site also contains motion pictures. Standards 10.4.2 and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2813

TR: An American Lion

http://www.history.com/classroom/tr_webcast/videos.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are seven short media clips on the Theordore Roosevelt admistration from the History Channel. They examine the various roles that TR in his presidency through an examination of the topics: Northern Securities trust debate - T.R. as trustbuster; Coal Miners Strike - T.R. as peacemaker in industrial disputes; Acquisition of Panama Canal Zone - T.R. carries a big stick; Construction of the Panama Canal - T.R. and his big ditch; Forestry Service established -- T.R. as preservationist; residency as a powerful activist institution - T.R increases executive power; and Panama Canal's Military Importance -- T.R. as military leader. Each clip has discussion questions. Standards 11.2.9, 11.4.4, 11.11.5, and 12.7.8

Comments: Requires Windows Media.sitx which is downloadable at the site.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3814

World of 1898: Spanish American War

http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/1898/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This presentation provides resources and documents about the Spanish-American War, the period before the war, and some of the fascinating people who participated in the fighting or commented about it. Information about Cuba, Guam, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, and the United States is provided in chronologies, bibliographies, and a variety of pictorial and textual material from bilingual sources, supplemented by an overview essay about the war and the period. Standard 10.4.2 and 11.4.2

Comments: Some important subsets of this Library of Congress site are posted separately on SCORE H/SS.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3527

Anti-Imperialism in the United States, 1898-1935

http://www.boondocksnet.com/ai_hist.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: 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. Standards 10.4.3 and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 276

De L me Letter (1898)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=53

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This letter, written by the Spanish Ambassador to the United States, Enrique Dupuy de L me, criticized American President William McKinley by calling him weak and concerned only with gaining the favor of the crowd. Publication of the letter helped generate public support for a war with Spain over the issue of independence for the Spanish colony of Cuba. Standard 11.4.2

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 892

Founding of the American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/museum/history/claraBarton.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: In October 1863, The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement was created in Geneva, Switzerland, to provide nonpartisan care to the wounded and sick in times of war. In August 1864, the First Geneva Convention Treaty was signed by the representatives of twelve governments. The founding of the American Red Cross in 1881 was due to the devotion and dedication of Clara Barton. Standard 11.4.0

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1282

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