1. What actions did the United States take in Puerto Rico and the Philippines after 1898?
2.How did these actions build the colonial project of creating support for the United States within PR and the Philippines as well as create legitimacy for an overtly colonial project within the United States?
3.How did events like the World’s Fairs shape public images of the new American colonial empire, and shape new understandings of racial categories?
4. What roles did elites play in the transition of PR and the Philippines to American rule?
5.What roles did ordinary people play in embracing or resisting American rule?
6.What is the argument and evidence Dunbar-Ortiz uses to argue that the experience of Indigenous peoples was part of a wider history of the United States as a colonial and imperialist power?