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To what extent was late nineteenth and early twentieth century us expansion a continuation of past us expansion and to what extent was it a departure

  1. 1. To what extent was late nineteenth and early twentieth century US expansion a continuation of past US expansion and to what extent was it a departure? Use documents and your knowledge of US history to 1914 to construct your answer.<br /><ul><li> What are examples of past US expansion? (This would include any time that the country grew in size since the Constitution was ratified through 1877)
  2. 2. How did we get the land?
  3. 3. What was the response of the US citizens to the expansion?
  4. 4. Were there any problems that came from adding this territory?
  5. 5. What were the reasons that we added the land?
  6. 6. What territories were added between 1877-1914?
  7. 7. Why did we add them?
  8. 8. Problems?</li></ul>This sets up the question and the outside information. Now, summarize the documents and for each document tell if it is a continuation of past expansion or a departure and why.<br />Finally, list all outside information that you would use to set up your essay next to the appropriate document. You need a minimum of 16 pieces.<br />

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