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Remember, you may choose one medium or the other:
- Narrated Slideshow OR
- Music video:
Now that the United States had experienced a taste of world power in the Spanish-American War, it would dare to engage more directly with the other great powers of Europe in what would be called initially, "The Great War" or World War I.
Was it worth it?
Take detailed notes in class from the slides below. Can you "beat the teach"?
Here is the setup for the activity in the packet (below):
This video provides a very strong historical interpretation which may help a few of you argue your point:
And finally, the debrief:
While watching the video, simply take notes based on the six roles (Aguinaldo, Beveridge, Twain,
Mason, Roosevelt, and Page) outlined on the back of the assignment below. Not all the
roles will be covered in the film. But you will want to think about why
the United States became involved in the Spanish-American War and whether or
not it was right to acquire the various remnants of the Spanish empire,
including Cuba and the Philippines.
Watch the film here.