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This booklet is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research or show what they have learned by writing different facts on the provided blank lines about each Historical Figure and Term associated with the Spanish American War.

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Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline

This activity features 10 primary sources from the Spanish American War that students analyze using questions organized onto a timeline. The documents include cartoons, newspapers, lithographs, maps, and pictures all related to each aspect of the war.

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American Imperialism Graphic Organizer

This graphic organizer is a great front loading or ending activity for American Imperialism. It covers American motives, Spanish American War, annexation of Hawaii, Panama Canal, Open Door Policy in China, along with the presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson.

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Yellow Journalism- MAD LIBS

Students will work in partners to complete the Yellow Journalism story of the USS Maine explosion. This is quick & fun Mad Lib style activity is meant to show how inaccurate Yellow Journalism was at the time. My students loved this. I left it in an editable format.Key Words: Spanish American War; Yellow Journalism; USS Maine; American Imperialism

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Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline

This Spanish American War Document Analysis Timeline is an incredible way to integrate CCSS strategies, cooperative learning, primary source analysis, and sequencing in your class! Students are provided a set of pictures, newspaper excepts, and other primary sources and must perform various tasks and match them to a timeline. Great for your US History class!

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American Imperialism: World Leader or Bully Worksheet & Lesson

Amazing student-centered activity on American Imperialism! students analyze events to determine if the US acted more like a World Leader or a Bully during the Age of Imperialism! All readings, worksheets, and key included!

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American Imperialism Packet with Primary Sources & Readings

Wonderful 5 page packet of primary source CCSS aligned activities on American Imperialism! Covers the Spanish American War, and more!