Opposition to the Philippine-American War

Interactive Rubric

To answer this assessment, students must examine the source information and consider the context in which these documents were created. They must recognize that Senate hearings are typically conducted over an issue of public concern and then explain that these hearings most likely indicate public opposition to the war. They must also recognize that writers rarely submit letters to the editor on issues about which there is broad consensus and explain that Funston's attempt to counter critics of the war is evidence of public opposition to the war. 

Level Description
Proficient

Student addresses a relevant aspect of the document and explains how it provides evidence of public opposition to the war. 

Emergent

Student addresses a relevant aspect of the document but does not provide a complete explanation of how the document is evidence of public opposition to the war. 

Basic

Student does not explain how the document provides evidence of public opposition to the war.