ERIC Number: ED442687
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
White Man's Burden: The Expansionist/Anti-Imperialist Debate at the Turn of the Century. 10th Grade Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
This 10th grade social studies lesson and language arts interdisciplinary curriculum unit asks students to examine the 19th century debate over U.S. foreign policy. Students engage in role playing and debate the expansionist policy versus the anti-imperialist policy. The unit includes an activity description, background information, questions to guide research, online resources, and reflection questions. The teacher is provided with notes describing the unit's purpose, correlation to standards, and a guide that shows how to conduct the unit. (RJC)
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Current Events, Debate, Foreign Policy, Grade 11, High Schools, Imperialism, Interdisciplinary Approach, International Relations, Language Arts, Race, Racial Bias, Role Playing, Social Studies, United States History
San Bernadino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093; Web site: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.