Essay About American Imperialism

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American Imperialism With the growth of the industrial revolution and technology in America, the desire for imperialism became more evident. I will explore the cause and effect of Imperialism, what other countries were involved, and the views of supporters as well as the detractors of this policy. Imperialism is the object-less disposition of a state to expansion by force without assigned limits. England, France, and Russia wanted to control foreign people and lands, in the early nineteenth century. So by the late nineteenth century imperialism was adopted because the technology of arms and the networks of commerce brought the prospect of effective, truly global empires within much closer reach. Some Americans still did not trust them so they…show more content…
They also see it as being “evil from which it has been our glory to be free” (Halsall, P., 1997). The league says that imperialists assume that with the destruction of self-government in the Philippines by American hands, all opposition have will cease. They also say that it was a grievous error. That much as we abhor the war of “criminal aggression” in the Philippines, greatly as we regret that the blood of the Filipinos is on American institutions at home. The enforcers of this league condemned the policy of imperialism and were against much of what it stood for. Also the league does not agree with the sacrificing of soldiers for the purpose of this policy. The outcome of this foreign policy going into the twentieth century was that of success the United States was able to make their empire very strong. Although they did get into some conflicts along the way but nothing that they could not handed. The weak countries were easily commanded while other less persuaded countries were forced into submission or aggressive agreements by use of military force or economic
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