Saturday, February 11, 2012

Chapter 12 from A Young People's History of the United States

Who said, " I should welcome almost any war, for I think this country needs one."? (185)

What economic reason(s) could explain U.S. involvement in foreign affairs. (185-191)

What other reasons did the United States involve itself in foreign affairs?

Discuss the role of race in both the Spanish-American War and the Philippine War. (189-190, 196-197)

How many died (on both sides) in the Spanish-American War and the Philippine War?

Most of the American deaths in the Spanish-American War resulted from ____________________. (191)

Spanish-American War Statistics:
http://wars.findthedata.org/l/35/Spanish-American-War
Philippine War Statistics:
http://wars.findthedata.org/l/37/Philippine-American-War
American Casualties:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_military_casualties_of_war

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