Annexation of Puerto Rico
Discussion 1: Review sections 22.1 and 22.2 of Chapter 22 of the etext, the video clip “Yo Soy Boricua: Spanish American War” and see the video of LM 5 and then answer the following question….
Who most benefits and who most suffers from the annexation of Puerto Rico and the “occupation” of Cuba after the Spanish American War?
Discussion 2: Review section 23.3 of Chapter 23 in the etext, read the documents posted on page 4 of the learning module and then answer the following question.
Why did WEB Dubois initially support America’s participation in World War I and then later change his mind? In what way was his experience and the experiences of blacks in America a reflection of the “Home Front” during World War I?
Both discussions should have 2 paragraphs each and you should use one element of thought of the paul and elder module.
Discussions rubric: Responds to the discussion question in 2 paragraphs Demonstratessophistication of thought; understands and critically evaluates the sources used and using at least one element of thought; appropriately limits and defines terms and concepts relevant to the topic; Uses appropriate and effective evidence is in support of position.
NOTE: REMEMEBR YOU HAVE TO USE AT LEAST ONE ELEMENT OF THOUGHT