Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson explores the changing role of America during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. Students will explore American foreign policy and its role in the world in the Spanish-American War, World War I, and the debate over the Versailles Treaty. A historical narrative, primary sources, political cartoons, and student activities will help students debate different views regarding America's role in the world in history and today.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Checks and Balances; Due Process; Equality; Federalism;Freedom of contract; Freedom of speech, press, & assembly; Inalienable Rights; Limited Government; Private property; Rule of Law; Separation of powers Constitution; Personal Liberty;

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.3.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze the impact of constitutions, laws, treaties, and international agreements on the maintenance of national and international order.

D2.Civ.10.6-8: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain the relevance of personal interests and perspectives, civic virtues, and democratic principles when people address issues and problems in government and civil society.

D2.Civ.12.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze how people use and challenge local, state, national, and international laws to address a variety of public issues.

D2.His.1.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.
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