Describe factors that contributed to imperialism, such as the industrial revolution, racism, a desire to spread Christianity, a desire for naval power, the closing of the American frontier, and the resulting emergence of nationalism/jingoism
Students will examine significant ideas, beliefs and themes; organize patterns and events; analyze how individuals and societies have changed over time in Maryland and the United States.
Challenges of a New Century (1898–1929)
Students will demonstrate understanding of the cultural, economic, political, social and technological developments from 1898 to 1929.
Analyze United States foreign policy in the era of Imperialism.