Module Three Lesson Two Assignment Three.pdf - Pretend that...

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Pretend that you are a newspaper journalist and you are assigned to write an article about the Spanish American War and American Foreign Affairs around the turn of the 20th century. In your article you must describe, in detail, the following topics: As you use each of these terms please highlight them. This way you can make sure each one has been effectively used. 1. imperialism 2. Spanish American War 3. the sinking of the USS Maine 4. the "Rough Riders" 5. yellow journalism 6. Platt Amendment 7. U.S. gaining the Panama Canal 8. big stick diplomacy 9. dollar diplomacy 10.missionary diplomacy 11.Anti-Imperialist League 12.Pancho Villa raids My fellow Americans, I want to take a moment of your time to look back on everything that has been happening lately. We have seen many events take place, some great, and some tragic. We have seen imperialism, where we went and took over other countries to spread our culture to them. We have been to war, the Spanish American War. We went to war because they sunk one of our ships, the USS Maine.

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