UNIT THREE - The Roots of a Modern Nation
Ch 10 Expansionism and WWI
Week of January 21: On Tuesday, your group will have one hour to finish your iMovie and to publish it to The World. For Thursday, prepare to take a quiz about the Spanish-American War, the Philippine War, and the problem of annexation of the Philippines. Bring your textbook to class on Thursday.
Week of January 13th: Work with your Option Group to produce a "Superbowl Quality" Informercial that will persuade the public that your option is the best.
Students have been working on their Option in the debate about annexation of the Philippines after the Philippine War.
Due in Class FRIDAY, January 10th: Bring your OPTIONS handout to class. Bring your TEXTBOOK to class for reference. (You can find an ONLINE copy of the "Revolution in the Philippines" and Outline of Options handout here.)
--> FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS in class on Friday
1. Start with the handout provided in class on Wednesday. (This is the "OPTIONS" handout, although the first page is the background information.
o Start where it says "Revolution in the Philippines"
o Read the background information carefully, and take notes. It describes the situation US/Spain, the role of Emilio Aguinaldo, Dewey's military strategy, and US opinion(S) regarding Empire, including underlying racist assumptions, among other issues.
o Look carefully at all three options presented. You will be asked to defend your option, but so far, you do not know which option it will be.
o Since you do not know which option you'll be presenting and defending, you need to prepare all of them.
### Write your responses in a Document (that you can access on your iPad or other computing device) because you will ALSO upload the document to turnitin.com
a. INDIVIDUALLY in writing: PROS -
for each option, prioritize your TOP THREE reasons for promoting the option.
b. INDIVIDUALLY in writing: CONS
for each option, prioritize your TOP THREE reasons why the option should NOT be chosen.
When have completed your responses (and uploaded a copy to turnitin.com), show Mr. Greenthal your completed work (on screen is fine.) In return, he will give you a copy of the Expanded Information on Options AND your Option Number.
o TAKE this packet to your seat and carefully read the packet. Pay special attention to YOUR option, of course!!
o Work on your own at your seat to annotate and take notes on your option.
BRING this to class on Tuesday!
DUE: Wednesday, January 8 (Bring your textbook to class) AND
Chapter 10 Section 1, plus "The Panama Canal," pp 302-3. Read, take notes, and respond in writing to the following questions: 1. (a) What were the arguments FOR expansion of the US into foreign territories? territories, and (b) what were the arguments AGAINST expansion into foreign territories?
NOTE: in describing these arguments, use Specific Historical Information (SHI) from the reading (names, events, organizations, etc.)
We will be doing more work on the chapter in class, so do bring your book!
WEDNESDAY in class: Respond to the following, using SHI in each response: (Continue from Questions 1a and 1b, above.)
2. Was the US more justified in going to Latin America than in going to Asia? Why or why not?
3. Describe the Monroe Doctrine in your own worlds (see pp 219-220 in textbook).
3a. How did the Roosevelt Corollary expand the Monroe Doctrine?
4. Describe Taft's "Dollar Diplomacy."
On Friday, January 10th - Mr. Greenthal will be your sub for today while I'm at a conference.
<-- look to the left for instructions!
You will be working on two things.
The first is the handout from Wednesday, which starts with "Revolution in the Philippines" and ends with a summary of three options.
The second is a larger packet that Mr. Greenthal will give to you that is a more detailed version of the options once you have shown your document to Mr. Greenthal and have sent it to turnitin.com
Your ticket to class on Wednesday: Notes for the textbook reading and your response to the questions. Bring your textbook to class, too!
Monday, January 6: In class video Hawaii's Last Queen and discussion of the role the US should take in the world.
END SEMESTER ONE!! Happy Holidays to all. See you next year.
DUE: Friday, December 13
Chapter 9, Section 3 (Limits to Progressivism) Pages 281-285 (up to "Workers and Radicals")
DUE Wednesday, December 11
Chapter 8, section 2, and section 3 pp254-257
IN CLASS: Make a chart of the following people and fill in as to WHAT they did, WHY they did it (what was the problem they were trying to solve); Were they an ACTIVIST or an ANALYST; make a symbol or Logo that describes the peron's work.
Walter Rauschenbusch, Ida Tarbell, Ida B Wells, Jane Addams, Florence Kelley, Upton Sinclair.
DUE MONDAY, December 9
Chapter 9 - PROGRESSIVES, Section 1
Reading: Three chapters from Triangle: the Fire that Changed America. (Handout distributed in class on Friday.)
Your ticket to class on Friday: Notes for the textbook reading.
Your ticket to class on Wednesday 12/11: Notes on Chapter 8, section 2 and pages 254-257. KNOW VOCAB!
Your ticket to class on Monday 12/9: Notes on Chapter 9, section 1 and annotated Reading