Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79sxHMSJSYQ

The History Channel explains President Taft’s “Dollar Diplomacy,” which incentivized Americans to invest money in other countries to maintain global influence.

https://www.texasgateway.org/resource/roosevelt%E2%80%99s-square-deal

Hear Roosevelt himself discuss The Square Deal and its reasoning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EfycH8Ybhzo

Experts at the Chicago Humanities Festival discuss the legacy of Jane Adams, a pioneering social worker who founded the Hull House.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2T7CL9wqyM

The BBC explores how the Panama Canal was planned and built.

Web Links

https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history/rise-to-world-power/age-of-empire/a/muckrakers

Khan Academy discusses Muckrakers, intrepid reporters who exposed misdeeds in business and poor living conditions in American cities.

http://pressbooks-dev.oer.hawaii.edu/ushistory/chapter/roosevelts-big-stick-foreign-policy/

This academic journal explores the topic of “big stick diplomacy.”

https://www.history.com/news/7-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-jungle

The History Channel finds seven things you may not know about Upton Sinclair’s “The Jungle.”