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Magnificent Monday!. You may choose your own seats for this unit! But don’t forget to still turn in last week’s warm-up sheet and pick up a new one for this week!. Power?. Warm Up 5/6. What does it mean to have power? . Lesson Question #1. What is imperialism and how did Americans respond?.

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Magnificent monday

Magnificent Monday!

You may choose your own seats for this unit!

But don’t forget to still turn in last week’s warm-up sheet and pick up a new one for this week!


Warm up 5 6

Power?

Warm Up 5/6

What does it mean to have power?


Lesson question 1

Lesson Question #1

What is imperialism and how did Americans respond?


Vocabulary

Vocabulary

Imperialism

Ethnocentrism

Annex/Annexation

Geographic Influences

Anti-Imperialism


What is imperialism

What is imperialism?

  • The policy of establishing colonies and building empires

  • A stronger nation w/ a goal to create an empire & who dominates weaker nations through various factors


America as a world power

America as a World Power

  • Please take out your post test reading on the United States becoming a world power and 5 W & How chart—let’s discuss!

  • (Extras can be found in the bin)


Reasons for american expansion of imperialism

Reasons for American Expansion of Imperialism

  • So we could sell to new markets

  • For protection of USA investments overseas

  • To relive pioneer excitement or Manifest Destiny

  • To civilize people or “Heathens”


Why would we want to civilize people

Why would we want to civilize people?

  • Ethnocentrism!

  • Belief in the superiority of one’s own ethnic group


The white man s burden

The White Man’s Burden

  • Take out your Imperialism Map (received post-test) and flip to the back. Read “The White Man’s Burden” and answer questions.


Let s look at some primary documents

Let’s look at some primary documents


Arguments against american imperialism anti imperialism

Arguments against American Imperialism (Anti-Imperialism)

  • Too expensive!

  • It is Anti-American (denies freedoms and rights)

  • Too many problems at homeThink about the Progressive reforms we just studied!


Take out a sheet of paper

Take out a sheet of paper

Imagine you are the President of the United States. How would you like to see the United States use its status as a world power?

No less than 6 sentences


Closer

Closer

  • Think back to the notes and readings from today. What are three new things that you learned regarding imperialism?


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