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. The questions begin with a cartoon related to America protecting Cuba and move through the explosion on the USS Maine, the Teller & Platt Amendments, Rough Riders, Yellow Journalism, Buffalo ...
HIS 120CA WEEK 3 Key Figure Responses HIS 120CA WEEK 3 Key Figure Responses Select one of the following options. Option A Imagine you are one of the following individuals. Research and present their point of view on the associated topic. Write a 350- to 525-word response. José Julián Martí: Cuba and the Platt Amendment and Guantanamo Queen Liliʻuokalani: Missionaries sugar plantation owners and the US “takeover” of Hawai’i Emilio Aguinaldo: The US “liberation” of the Philippines from…
Platt Amendment on Cuba Document Analysis Activity U.S. Imperialism
This 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 Amendment Joint Resolution for Women's Rights.
Photo of Senator Orville Platt of Connecticut who was responsible for much of the Platt amendment which was in fact overturned or repealed by FDR's Good Neighbor Policy...While the Platt amendment called for force and occupation the Good Neighbor policy called for cooperation and trade
C'mon down to the Isle of Pines! We’ve got cocoa beans! The Isle of Pines was indefinitely leased to the US in the Platt Amendment, the same amendment that cordoned off the area that Guantanamo Bay is.
Practice primary source analysis while addressing the core content of the Civil Rights Act if 1964 during the Civil Rights Movement. This handout provides the original legislation as well as the document image for
Franklin Roosevelt's Secretary of State Cordell Hull was as important a figure in the Good Neighbor Movement as Roosevelt himself. Cordell supported Roosevelt's policy saying, "No country has the right to intervene in the internal or external affairs of another" and served as a dignitary to many Latin American Countries. The Good Neighbor Policy saw the removal of United States Marines from Haiti and Nicaragua, and caused the annulment of the Platt Amendment.
Carlos Mendieta leader of Cuba was installed as President after a coup lead by Fulgencio Batista. He was unable to establish political stability but during his time he retracted the Platt Amendment. Cuba received a favorable tariff preference as a result of the Platt Amendment and that ended in 1934. However, the long term lease of Guantanamo Bay continues.
7 Essential Facts About the Spanish American War
US Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This was acquired as part of the Platt Amendment at the end of the Spanish American War.