1. Some historians refer to the late 1800s as the “Age of U.S. imperialism.” Would you argue that this is the true beginning of U.S. imperialism? Why or why not? Defend your position. 8 sentences minimum.
Answer the 4 questions.
2. Choose ANY written primary source from this week’s materials labeled “Boarding School Primary Sources.” Explain what the source was about, what you learned, and why it matters. Also, tell how the source agreed with the posted Native American boarding school film clip, or how it differed. Explain. 12 sentences minimum here.
3. The U.S. prizes itself on being the best democracy in the world, and has repeatedly attested to protecting democracies abroad. After reading and watching the videos from this week, would you agree or disagree, and why? Defend your position. 10 sentences minimum.
4. Make a list of ten components about you, including your name, what type(s) of food you typically eat, your spiritual beliefs, your style of dress as well as other components regarding what makes you, YOU. Then beside each one that was stolen from Native American children in boarding schools, write “denied” next to your characteristic. If what was forced on Native Americans in boarding schools was also forced upon you, who would you be? Explain in 5 sentences minimum, not including your list.