Chapter 7: America Claims an Empire
Section 2: 268-275

Name____________________________

 

Main Idea:

United States defeated Spain in a war, acquired new overseas territories and became an imperial  power

Objectives:

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People, places and terms:

Yellow journalism

 

Autonomy

Jingoism

Intervene

Volunteer

Jose Marti

 

William R Hearst

Joseph Pulitzer

Emilo Aguinaldo

 

Platt Amendment

 Foraker Act

Questions:

List the causes of the Spanish American War:
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What conditions led to the Cuban rebellion in 1895?

 

 

What can you infer about McKinley’s view of the Filipino people?

 

How did the status of the Philippines differ from that of Cuba?

 

What were the argumens for and against establishing an American Empire?
For-

Against-