RC - Name the three Senate groups that formed over the League of Nations and explain each group’s position
RC - Summarize the impact/effects of World War I
Tuesday, March 1 – Unit 3 Test (An Emerging World Power)
You will be expected to answer several of these questions in essay form on the unit test, in class, and/or at home. 1) Compare and contrast the strategies of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois for dealing with racial discrimination and segregation.
2) To what extent were the arguments for an imperial foreign policy justified? [Consider as many of the “5 D’s of imperialism” – defense, dollars, democracy & the Deity, Darwinism, and Destiny – as possible.]
3) Analyze the extent to which American actions in the Western Hemisphere during the presidencies of McKinley and Roosevelt were justified.
4) Evaluate the extent to which each of the following led the United States into World War I: violations of American neutral shipping rights, America’s economic policies toward the warring parties, the defense of American democratic principles.
5) Analyze the extent to which the power of the federal government grew during and after World War I.
6) Analyze the ways in which American foreign policy changed between 1898 and 1920.
Ohio’s Learning Standards
The following content statements from Ohio’s Learning Standards (2012) will be studied in this unit. Following Reconstruction, old political and social structures reemerged and racial discrimination was institutionalized. (CS #13) As a result of overseas expansion, the Spanish-American War and World War I, the United States emerged as a world power. (CS #15) After WWI, the United States pursued efforts to maintain peace in the world. However, as a result of the national debate over the Versailles Treaty ratification and the League of Nations, the United States moved away from the role of world peacekeeper and limited its involvement in international affairs. (CS #16)