Our 1 st Unit…. IMPERIALISM & WWI. LEARNING TARGETS:. What is Imperialism? Where did Europeans Imperialize? How does the US begin imperialism? How does the US shift into a world power?. INTERACTIVE PPT. Needed Today: Happy ppt lady – needs some enthusiasm Jimmy - intimidation
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Our 1st Unit…
Oh my Gosh!
I am SO flippin’ excited!
Thank You Dunkford,
I knew it’d be a great day!
I love US History!
Happy PPT lady
Here’s what happened….
We’ll give you some options…
Think about how you would handle this situation…
2. Convince a couple of friends to help you separate the 2 students before they hurt one another
3. Get into the fight on your friend’s side and punch out the former friend who owes you $ because he deserves it
4. Punch out both students to show the rest of the school who’s the toughest dude/chick at PR.
1 2 3 4
The US in 1800s
The US in 1905
I am so afraid for my life right now…
darn those bullies! If only I weren’t so “Inferior”!
Get him Jimmy! He looks scared!
If you are sensitive to violent pictures, you may want to look away now.
The content of this picture is graphic and full of pure unbridled violence
You deserve this you weak piece of junk! Warning: I punch hard!”
Since late 1800s
England owns ¼ of land & people in the world by 1900!
“The sun never sets on the British Empire.”
“They were civilizing Them”
How the US goes from …
We want some land too!
Africa’s already taken…
Where are some other “weak” people?!?
1. “We want to be alone over here!”
(Only power in the Western Hemisphere)
2. Make more products & get more shoppers
We as the “superior” people (white) had to help the “inferior” people (minorities) from themselves
EX: Africans, Filippino, South Americans…
Our 1st Imperialistic Gain…
US would make TONS of $$ off of sugar.
“The Hawaiian pear is now fully ripe, and this is the golden hour to pick it”
After HAWAII…We Want More!
Spanish- American War
US vs. SPAIN
We need to stop Spain! They’re putting Cubans in Concentration Camps! Let’s make the world safe for Democracy! FREE CUBA!”
But we really mean…
“We want control of Cuba!
We want them to ‘owe us’!
Get the Europeans out of here! (Western Hemisphere)”
FOR Imperialism… (let’s fight in the war)
“We get $$,
they get a civilization AND we’re promoting democracy!”
Against Imperialism… (no fight in war)
“We’re doing what the British did!”
How do we get ALL Americans to support the war & want to be imperialist?...
Faking or exaggerating pictures and stories to get people to support your cause and read your newspaper
“I’ll show Americans there’s a reason to fight in a war”
William Randolph Hearst:
“REMEMBER THE MAINE!”
Spanish burying Cuban Children!
Americans MUST help!
Americans fell for it!
2. Cuba is “independent”
but US gets a military base
3. US gets Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines
Our “stepping stones” to a Pacific Empire!
US now a “School” for civilization
This is how we shift into a
In a couple of years
the US gets:
AMERICA IS NOW IMPERIALIST
1. What animal is the US like at the beginning of the 1900s?
4. Name 3 territories the US owns by 1910.
5. Which continent is broken up? Name 2 countries that claim it.