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Title: America Becomes A Colonial Power


1
BellWork 10-13-2015 1. Which nation is
represented by the central figure in the
political cartoon? 2. Who are the figures lying
around on the ground? What happened to them? 3.
Who is the intended audience? What type of
response did the author hope to get from the
audience?
You furnish the pictures, Ill furnish the war
William Randolph Hearst
2
America Becomes a Colonial Power
3
Agenda
  • Bellwork
  • Objectives
  • Students will demonstrate their knowledge of
    America becoming a global power through creating
    a letter to the editor, making a journal,
    creating a political cartoon
  • Student will orally discuss and participate in
    writing and creating answers to questions on
    Americas Global Power

4
Spanish-American War
10-14-2015 Chapter 10 Sect 2
5
Background
  • Who?
  • Spain vs. America
  • Where?
  • Philippines, Caribbeans, Cuba (Spains Colonies)

6
Background
USA
Cuba
The Philippines
7
The Spanish-American War (1898) That Splendid
Little War
How prepared was the US for war?
8
Why?
  • Help give freedom to Spains colonies!
  • Esp. Cuba.
  • Why?

9
Spains Reconcentration Policy
What?
  • Civilians were forced into government run camps
    (with bad conditions)

Why?
  • Spain was fighting a guerilla war led by the
    Cuban Jose Marti and needed to separate good
    from bad guys

How did it lead to war?
  • Made Spain look bad in American eyes

10
Spanish Misrule in Cuba
11
Yellow Journalists
What?
  • Newspaper created highly exaggerated stories

Why?
  • Make more if they keep you scared and interested

How did it lead to war?
  • Made Americans want war!

12
Yellow Journalism Jingoism
Joseph Pulitzer
Hearst to Frederick Remington You furnish
the pictures, and Ill furnish the war!
William Randolph Hearst
13
U.S. gets Involved
Why?
  • USS Maine explodes in Havana, Cuba Harbor, Yellow
    Journalism, Cuban Revolution
  • Most Americans believe it was Spains fault
  • 1976 US Navy analyzed the sunken ship, decided
    that the hull blew OUT not IN

How did it lead to war?
  • Spark that started the war

14
Remember the Maine and to Hell with Spain!
15
American Economic Interests
What?
  • Many of Cubas sugar plantations were owned by
    Americans

Why?
  • Protecting their economic interests

How did it lead to war?
  • Made Americans more likely to help out Cuba

16
WAR
  • What Happened at Manila Bay?
  • Surprise naval attack sunk the crumbling Spanish
    Navy
  • Made Americans feel very superior

17
Rough Riders
  • Who were the Rough Riders?
  • Teddy Roosevelt resigns as Asst Sec. of the Navy
    to lead a Cowboy Calvary
  • Brought his own photographer
  • Teddys popularity from this leads to his
    becoming v.p. and president

18
The Rough Riders
19
Rough Riders
  • What famous Battle did they participate in?
  • San Juan Hill
  • African Americans also helped but get no credit

20
The Spanish-American War (1898) The Philippines
21
Dewey Captures Manila!
22
William H. Taft, 1st Gov.-General of the
Philippines
Great administrator.
23
The Treaty of Paris 1898
  • Cuba was freed from Spanish rule.
  • Spain gave up Puerto Rico and the island of Guam.
  • The U. S. paid Spain 20 mil. for
    the Philippines.
  • The U. S. becomes an imperial power!

24
Freedom?
  • US defeats Spain becomes a world power
  • US must decide what to do about Spains former
    colonies (20 million for Philippines, Puerto
    Rico, and Cuba)
  • Take a moment to argue with evidence was taking
    this places a violation of the democratic core
    values?
  • Teddy Roosevelt elected Vice President in 1900
    and becomes President in 1901 when McKinley is
    shot

25
Our Sphere of Influence
26
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Assignment Causes of the Spanish American War
  • Selection One of the following assignments
  • Illustrated Timeline on the causes of the Spanish
    American War
  • Yellow Journalism Annotated Illustration on the
    causes of the Spanish American War
  • Cause and Effect Chain on the causes of the
    Spanish American War
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