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Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Imperialism

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Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Imperialism

This 1-page handout provides the original legislation as well as the document image for students to analyze with guiding questions for a better understanding of American documents and, in this case, the Platt Amendment on Cuba. Includes a significance wrap-up question in which students utilize all of the information to explain the significance of the legislation. Answer Key is Provided!

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Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Imperialism

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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.

March 2, 1901 - The Platt amendment is passed by the United States Congress, which limited the autonomy of Cuba as a condition for American troop withdrawal. Cuba would become a U.S. protectorate on June 12.

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