Social Studies - United States History II
U.S. II Strand 3: AMERICA ON THE GLOBAL STAGE
By the end of the 19th century, global and domestic events led the U.S. to reconsider the advantages of isolation versus intervention in world affairs. The U.S. increased its role in the world and became enmeshed in global conflicts. Decisions related to isolationism and interventionism continue to be made today.
Possible Guiding Questions to Consider:
U.S. II Standard 3.4:
Students will explain the causes for U.S. involvement in World War I and the effects of the war on the home front, such as migration, trade, sedition act, shortages, voluntary rationing, and the Spanish flu.
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