Week 2 Lesson 1: American Expansion

U.S. History:  1899-Present

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Crash Course: Imperialism

Crash Course:  Imperialism

Watch the video above and then answer the questions below.

Why should we Expand?

America's Expansion

Why should the U.S. Expand? 

*Expansion: Enlarging a nation's territory

Read each of the statements below and decide what reason is given for expansion in their quote.   Next you will match the following reason with the appropriate quote.

Reasons for the U.S to Expand...

A.   Competitive Economically

B.  To promote democratic values

C.  To spread religious beliefs 


D.  Trading good and services around the world.  

E.  Have a strong presents internationally.  

1.Which reason best illustrates the message in quote 1?

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  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Which reason best illustrates the message in quote 2?

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  • B
  • C
  • B
  • E

Which reason best illustrates the message in quote 3?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Which reason best illustrates the message in quote 4?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

Which reason best illustrates the message in quote 5?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D
  • E

American Imperialism

American Imperialism

American Imperisum Worksheet