Blast To the Past: 1920's
Sabrina Barron, Mrs. Sandoval, Period 5
1700 Spanish Cannons
The US acquired the Panama Canal by encouraging Panama to go to war with Spain thus gaining their independence which allowed the US to create it. It benefited the US because we got to use it to move our warships faster, gain more trade with Latin America and less travel time for ships.
Booker T Washington Bust
Booker T Washington was an African American educator and adviser to the presidents of the United States. His views were different from WEB Dubois because Washington wanted African Americans to accept the discrimination until they could elevate and win the respect of whites. Dubois wanted social change and it would be accomplished by "the Talented Tenth."