To Research the views of Imperialism's supporters and detractors after the Spanish-American War, and revive the argument in a role-playing debate.
Students will take on the character of a supporter or detractor of US Imperialism, research their views on the topic, then engage in a debate while staying in character to understand the context of the argument.
Aguinaldo discusses US Imperialism
Hoar discusses Imperialism
Boutwell discusses the dangers of Imperialism
Sumner reflects on Imperialism
Gompers reflects on Imperialism
Twain sarcastically addresses Imperialism
Bryan addresses Imperialism
Beveridge addresses Imperialism
Strong reflects on Imperialism
Roosevelt reflects on Imperialism
McKinley reflects on Imperialism