As a result of the Spanish-American War and annexations, the United States acquired many new territories and colonies. Imperialists believed that it was the right and duty of the United States to expand its powers. But not all Americans believed this sort of growth was a positive thing. In this activity, you will take a closer look at the debate between the imperialists and anti-imperialists.
Destination Title: Imperialists and Anti-Imperalists
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Start at the Imperialists and Anti-Imperialists Web site.
- Scroll down the Web page, reading and analyzing the information.
- When you have finished reading, apply what you have learned to answer the following questions.