The Spanish-American War
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Document-Based Writing Assignment: Self-Interest and Idealism in American Foreign Policy
American foreign policy toward Cuba and the Philippines was shaped by a variety of converging beliefs. In this exercise, your students will explore the interaction between self-interest and idealism in shaping American foreign policy. 1. ...
Quotation Analysis: Roosevelt on the Duties of Conquerors
In this exercise, your students will evaluate Theodore Roosevelt's description of America's responsibilities in the Philippines and his ideas about the obligations of "great and high-spirited nations."1. Show your students this quote and ex...