History 1320 Assessment Choose one of the following historical events, underline
History 1320 Assessment Choose one of the following historical events, underline/highlight it, and write a response to each of the prompts below: • Spanish American War • World War I • World War II • Korean War • Vietnam War 1. In the space below, briefly discuss the debate that occurred over American military action when the war you chose took place. Describe at least one argument that favored American involvement in the war and one that opposed it. Briefly evaluate the strength of each argument. 2. List one of the important historical actors or groups involved in the event that you chose. 3. In the space below evaluate the choices this person or the representatives of this group made. Discuss the ethical implications of the choices. Whose interests did their actions serve? What were the social benefits, costs or limits of their decisions? 4. Briefly describe how American involvement in the event you chose affected America’s standing in the global community?

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