The Age of Empire

Resource ID#: 166895 Type: Tutorial

General Information

Subject(s): Social Studies
Grade Level(s): 11
Intended Audience: Students
Suggested Technology: Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Speakers/Headphones
Instructional Time: 11 Minute(s)
Keywords: U.S. History, grade 11, tutorial, imperialism, empire, superpower, Alfred Mahan, United States Navy, imperial power, Manifest Destiny
Instructional Component Type(s): Tutorial Video/Audio/Animation
Resource Collection: Social Studies - U.S. History Existing Student Tutorials

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Imperialism and the Spanish-American War:

Learn about imperialism and understand the 4 major factors that drove Americans' imperial mindset in the late 1800s with this interactive tutorial. Then learn about the causes and consequences of the Spanish-American War and how the U.S.A. gained new territories as a result.

Type: Original Student Tutorial

Territorial Behaviors:

Learn the history behind the different territories that belong to the United States, including those that have become states, like Alaska and Hawaii, and those that haven't, like Puerto Rico and American Samoa.  In this interactive tutorial you'll also learn about America's role in the construction of the Panama Canal and the Panama Canal Zone the U.S. controlled.  

Type: Original Student Tutorial