Poems from Peace Jubilee Souvenir: War Rhymes Grave and Gay, 1898

 

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These poems from Thomas DeLeon's Peace Jubilee Souvenir: War Rhymes Grave and Gay show various perpectives on the Spanish-American War, including the life of a soldier, the role people on the homefront could play in the war, and memorializes the image of a Southern solider.

Citation:

DeLeon, Thomas C. Peace Jubilee Souvenir: War Rhymes Grave and Gay. Atlanta: Carnival Publishing Co., 1898.

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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"As One," click here to view the document in Flash.
"As One"

"England's Attitude," click here to view the document in Flash.
"England's Attitude"

"The Boys of the South," click here to view the document in Flash.
"Boys of the South

"Dead at the Front," click here to view the document in Flash.
"Dead at the Front"

"Honor the Private," click here to view the document in Flash.
"Honor the Private"

   

 

Lessons Using This Document:

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

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