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Teaching The White Man's Burden

The White Man's Burden

"The White Man's Burden: The United States and the Philippine Islands" (1899), by Rudyard Kipling, is a poem about the Philippine–American War (1899–1902); and was published in McLure's Magazine.

Rudyard Kipling
Project Gutenberg

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Rudyard Kipling's concept of the 'white man's burden' illustrate imperialism?
STANDARDS:
RL.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RL.4 - Key Terms & Tone

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,4
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