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Standard 5-3.5

5-3.5 Summarize the reasons for the United States control of new territories as a result of the Spanish American War and the building of the Panama Canal, including the need for raw materials and new markets and competition with other world powers.

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2011

Spanish-American War and Panama Canal
Spanish-American War and Panama Canal


Students will be able to understand the reason for the United States gaining control of new territories. Students will know the background information concerning the Panama Canal and the United States...