The purpose of this LibGuide is to help Ms. Johnson's 11th grade AP U.S. History students write their research-based essay.
Spanish-American War 1898. Spain Lost Her Empire And United States Became Regional Power In South America And The Caribbean. Cartoon Showing Theodore Roosevelt Hoisting Cuban Flag Below Pennant Marked 'Independence'. . Photography.Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 25 Oct 2012.
EU 1: Between 1898 and the end of WWI, the U.S. became a dominant world power in diplomatic, military, and economic terms, acquiring overseas territories and shaping the peace of the Great War.
EU 2: DIMES (domestic, international, moral, economic, and strategic) considerations shaped the U.S. government’s decisions to expand the nation’s international role between 1898 and WWI.
What was the impact, both globally and domestically, of the U.S. becoming a world power, and how did the U.S. define its role and responsibilities on the world stage?
How did DIMES factors influence and shape each leader’s foreign policy during this period? What values, priorities, and goals influenced U.S. foreign policy, 1898-1919?