Table of Contents • Demographics of Latin America 9.25 • Encomiendas 9.26 3. Gender Roles 9.27 4. African Slavery 9.28 5. Slave Life 10.1 6. Haitian Revolution 10.2 7. Brazilian and Mexican Independence 10.3 8. Simon Bolivar 10.9 9. Latifundios 10.10 10. Populism 10.11 11. Liberalism in Sao Paulo 10.15 12. Mexican-American War 10.24 13. Federalism 10.25 14. Spanish-American War 10.31
General Weyler • Spanish general in charge of putting down the Cuban rebellion • Moved Cubans into camps to prevent them from helping the rebels • Yellow Journalism portrayed as “Weyler the Butcher” • One of the causes of the S-A War.
Classwork • Write a short news article in your notebook using YELLOW JOURNALISM. • Your news article should be about either General Weyleror the sinking of the battleship Maine. • Read the handout for specifics. • You must include at least FIVE details form your notes or the handout. Underline these details.
Classwork 1. Divide up the reading with your partner and answer the questions in your notebook. Share out and write down each others’ answers. (NOTE: the article goes in chronological order) 2. Write down the definitions to the following terms in your notebook: Roosevelt Corollary, USS Maine, Treaty of Paris, Ten Years’ War, Platt Amendment
Independent Work Expectations 1. It does not need to be silent, but it needs to remain ON-TASK. 2. If you are off-task, you will receive a reminder, and then you will begin earning demerits. 3. Each demerit you earn is also subtracted from your classwork grade (minus 1 point).
Extra Credit Opportunity(worth a homework/classwork grade) • Write a short summary of the Spanish American War. In your summary, you must use at least EIGHT terms/details from the reading or notes today. PLEASE UNDERLINE THESE DETAILS. OR… • Create a short timeline of the Spanish American War in your notebook with EIGHT specific events from the reading/notes. (see below example) Example: • Event #1: President Monroe announces the Monroe Doctrine in 1823, stating that the US will defend Latin America from European domination • Event #2:….