AP United States History Spring 2020
Period 7 1898-1945
1). What was the National Grange and the Farmers Alliance? Discuss the rise of the People's Party, their Omaha Platform, and the evolution Populism. Was the Populist movement a success or failure?
2). Why is the election of 1896 considered a watershed in American political history? Who were the candidates and where did they stand on the important national issues of the late 19th century? What was the outcome and legacy of the election? What was the “silver question”? Why was it so important to so many Americans? How did the major political parties deal with this question?
3). How did the us assert its power in the late 19th century what arguments were used to justify overseas expansion? Discuss he variety of factors that motivated the United States to become imperialistic. Discuss the new Manifest Destiny, and how it differed from the old Manifest Destiny. How did the Spanish-American War change America's relationship to the rest of the world?
4). Explain the objectives of American foreign policy at the turn of the century with respect to the Carribean, Latin America, and Asia.What were the main arguments of those who supported U.S. imperialism and those who opposed the nation's imperial ambitions and efforts?
d. Digital History Overview and Summary
C19 Connecting Concepts p.515
2. Read and take notes in your Analytical Journal
The Agrarian Revolt p. 520-524
The Crisis of th 1890s p. 524-527