APUSH: Imperialism and WWI
• Ch. 19 Reading Test
– 10 multiple choice, 5 short answer
– 15 minutes
– Good luck!
• Activator, agenda, and objective
• The Pinky Show: Hawaii as Case Study in
Imperialism (video clip, 15 minutes)
• Imperialism and WWI Group Work (People’s
History of Empire, 30-45 minutes)
• Presentations (30 minutes)
• Exit ticket and homework (5 minutes)
• AP Topic #18: “The Emergence of America as a
World Power”
– American imperialism: political and economic
– War in Europe and American neutrality
– The First World War at home and abroad
– Treaty of Versailles
– Society and economy in the postwar years
Hawaii as Case Study of U.S.
Imperialism and WWI Group Work
• Groups
1. Spanish-American War
2. Invasion of the Philippines
3. War is the Health of the State
4. Resistance to War
• Together with your group, read the graphic novel
and create a visual representation of the main
points and key examples. Be able to explain the
logic behind your graphic organizer/mind
• You have only 30-45 minutes, so stay focused.
• Your group has 5 minutes to teach the class
your chapter.
• Be sure and explain the graphic as well as the
reasons why you decided to make it.
• Give folks time to copy down the graphic and
tell them what to write.
• Make sure everyone has the opportunity to
Give Me Liberty
Ch. 19 Notes Continued from
IV. 1919
• Upheaval around world
– Inspirations and manifestations
Russian Revolution
Spread of communist-led governments
General strikes
Peasant movements
Anti-colonial campaigns
– Underlying aspirations
• Socialism
• “Industrial democracy”
• National self-determination
IV. 1919 (cont’d)
• Upheaval around world
• Allied intervention in Soviet Union
• Limits of Wilson’s internationalism
4.Receding of postwar radicalism around world
B. Labor upheaval in America
– Breadth and magnitude
– Spirit and themes
• Appropriation of wartime rhetoric of freedom and
• Social and ideological diversity
IV. 1919 (cont’d)
B. Labor upheaval in America
3.Leading instances
Seattle general strike
Boston police strike
Coal strike
Steel Strike
4.Anti-union mobilization
• Employers
• Government
• Private organizations
5.Defeats of postwar strikes
IV. 1919 (cont’d)
B.Labor upheaval in America
6.Red Scare
• Methods
– Federal raids on officers of labor and radical organizations;
Palmer Raids
– Arrests
– Deportations
– Secret Files
• Outcomes
– Devastation of labor and radical organizations
– Broad outrage over abuse of civil liberties
Comprehension Check
• Write a summary in your own words.
• Write 3-5 questions you have that you hope to
answer when reading the chapter.
V. Forging of postwar international
• Wilson’s performance abroad
– Rapturous reception in Paris
– Hardheaded diplomacy at Versailles
• Treaty of Versailles
– Wilsonian elements
• League of Nations
• New sovereign nations in Europe
– Harsher elements
• French occupation of Saar basin and Rhineland
• Restrictions on German military
• Crippling reparations for Germany
V. Forging of postwar international
order (cont’d)
B. Treaty of Versailles
– Limits of national sovereignty
• Denial of independence for French and British colonies
• League of Nations “mandates” for former Ottoman lands
• Reallotment of former German colonies
C. Seeds of instability for twentieth-century world
D. Wilsonian internationalism in postwar America
– Short term setbacks
League of Nations debate
Wilson’s stroke, incapacity
Senate rejection of Versailles treaty
Eclipse of Progressivism; “return to normalcy”
V. Forging of postwar international
order (cont’d)
D.Wilsonian internationalism in postwar
2.Long-term legacy for American foreign policy
• Blend of idealism and power politics
• Appeals to democracy, open markets, global mission
• Impulse for military intervention abroad
Exit ticket and homework
• Exit ticket
– We will be having a Socratic Seminar tomorrow on
U.S. Imperialism
• Homework
– Finish reading chapter 19 and start reading
chapter 20.
– WWI DBQ due Tuesday.

APUSH: Imperialism and WWI