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Showing Grade 11, Unit 4a, U.S. Foreign Policy: 1870s-1940s
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A Strenuous Life - Theodore Roosevelt

http://www.bartleby.com/58/1.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: In this speech given by Roosevelt in Chicago in 1899 he outlines his philosophy of life and attitude toward U.S. expansionism. Standard 8.12.2, 8.12.8, 11.2.8, and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 39

America at the Turn of the Century

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/papr/mckamcen.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Here is a brief description of conditions and events in America at the end of the 19th century including the McKinley presidency, the Spanish American War and the World's Fair. Standard 11.4.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 167

First Open Door Note

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1876-1900/foreignpolicy/opendr.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: In this 1899 document, the U.S. Department of State argues that European national "spheres of influence" in China, such as those claimed by Germany and Britain, should not interfere with free trade by all countries. Standard 11.4.1

Comments: This is an essential document for understanding U.S.- China policy in the early 20th century.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1237

Imperialism, Progressive Era and the Rise to World Power 1896-1920

http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-214549

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This hyperlinked Encyclopeida Britannica article provides the background overview needed to make sense of the Progressive Era and it's relationship to foreign policy in Latin America and Asia, to national economic policies, and finally to U.S. reaction to World War I. Standards 11.2.9 and 11.4.2

Comments: This is great background for this complex section of the California Content Standards.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1702

Monroe Doctrine 1823

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/D/1801-1825/jmdoc.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: The Monroe Doctrine, cornerstone of U.S.- Latin American policy, was first expressed fully at President Monroe's seventh annual address to Congress (State of the Union) on December 2, 1823. Standards 8.5.2, 11.4.3, and 11.9.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2195

Theodore Roosevelt's Inaugural

http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres42.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Theodore Roosevelt's Inaugural Address, Saturday, March 4, 1905. This speech gives insight into TR's thoughts on the responsibility of the United States as a world leader. Standards 8.12.8,11.4.2, and 11.4.4

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3123

William Jennings Bryan

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAbryan.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This Grolier biography of William Jennings Bryan gives background on him as a person and as a presidential candidate. Standards 8.12.8 and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3467

William Jennings Bryan on Imperialism

http://www.boondocksnet.com/ai/ail/bryan.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Although often described by scholars focusing on presidential politics as the champion of the anti-imperialist cause, William Jennings Bryan (1860-1925) had an uneasy relationship with the organized anti-imperialist movement. Standards 8.12.8, and 11.4.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3465

William McKinley

http://www.bartleby.com/124/pres40.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is the inauguration speech of William McKinley in which he speaks of foreign policy, hard currency, and reform. Standard 8.12.3, 10.4.3 and 11.4.0

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3470

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