Photographs of Camp Wetherill (near Greenville), ca. 1898

 

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Document Description:

These photographs, from the Coxe Collection of the Greenville Historical Society, illustrate the conditions at a Spanish-American War camp in Greenville South Carolina.

Citation:

"Camp Wetherill." Two Photographs. Coxe Collection. Greenville Historical Society, Greenville, South Carolina.

Correlating SC Social Studies Academic Standards:

Standard 7-4: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of imperialism throughout the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Indicator 7.4-3 Explain the causes and effects of the Spanish-American War and its reflection of the United States’ interest in imperial expansion, including this nation’s acquisition of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam; its temporary occupation of Cuba; and its rise as a world power.
 
Note: Although this document was originally posted as part of a lesson specifically designed to teach the above standard(s), other Social Studies Standards may apply.

 

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Lessons Using This Document:

What Was South Carolina's Role in the Spanish American War?


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