Thursday, September 26, 2019

  1. Warm Up Questions
    1. Why did Roosevelt want the United States to build a canal across Central America?
    2. How did the United States get the rights to build a canal across Central America?

  2. Clip from America in the 20th Century: America Becomes a World Power Video

  3. Acquiring New Lands
    Use information sheets (Google Classroom) on China, Cuba, Philippines and Puerto Rico to fill out the chart and answer the questions

  4. Cool Down Questions
    1. What was the most valuable territory the United States acquired during this unit? Why?
      • Alaska
      • Hawaii
      • “Cuba”
      • Puerto Rico
      • Guam
      • Philippines
      • Panama Canal