Social Studies - 2017-18

USII.5b - Theodore Roosevelt's Foreign Policy

The student will demonstrate knowledge of the changing role of the United States from the late nineteenth century through World War I by

b)  describing Theodore Roosevelt’s impact on the foreign policy of the United States.


Blooms Level: Remember


Adopted: 2008

BIG IDEAS

Big Themes/Concepts: International Law, Leadership, Individual


Roosevelt expanded the Monroe Doctrine as a way to prevent European involvement in the affairs of Latin American countries.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Roosevelt expanded the Monroe Doctrine as a way to prevent European involvement in the affairs of Latin American countries.


What were Theodore Roosevelt’s foreign polices?

What was Theodore Roosevelt’s impact on the foreign policy of the United States?

ESSENTIALS

The Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine

·  asserted the United States’ right to interfere in the economic matters of other nations in the Americas

·  claimed the United States’ right to exercise international police power

·  Advocated Big Stick Diplomacy (building the Panama Canal).


Analyze and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States. (USII.1a)

Make connections between the past and the present. (USII.1b)

KEY VOCABULARY

Spanish American War, USS Maine, world power, independence, yellow journalism, Philippines, Guam, Puerto Rico, foreign policy, Big Stick Diplomacy, Panama Canal


Updated: Aug 17, 2017