Current Event Journal Assignment

Hamby, A.L., Neely, M.S. & Clack, G. (2009). Outline of U.S. history. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Chapter 8: Growth and Transformation, pp. 125-130
Read the following sections: Ambivalent Empire: The Canals & the Americas, United States and Asia
Chapter 10: War, Prosperity, and Depression, pp. 141-144
Read the following sections: War and Neutral Rights, United States Enters World War I, The League of Nations, Postwar Unrest
Articles, Websites, and Videos:Read the following:WILLIAM McKINLEY:War Message, 1898. (2020). Mtholyoke.Edu.

William McKinley’s War Message
Milestones: 1899–1913 – Office of the Historian. (2020). State.Gov.

The Roosevelt Crollary to the Monroe Doctrine
The Zimmermann Telegram. (2016, August 15). National Archives.

Zimmerman Telegram
Our Documents – Joint Address to Congress Leading to a Declaration of War Against Germany (1917). (2020).

Woodrow Wilson’s Joint Address to Congress Leading to Declaration of War Against Germany
Our Documents – President Woodrow Wilson’s 14 Points (1918). (2020).

Woodrow Wilson’s Fourteen Points
Also see:The following video is the story of how the United States entered World War I. Click on the link below. History.com Editors. (2019). World War I. History Channel.This video is a quick glimpse at what it took to build the Panama Canal and why its economic and political importance.

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