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Albert Beveridge was an American historian and also an Senator from Indiana. Albert Beveridge entered politics in 1884 speaking in Presidential campaign and his speeches attracted general attention of the public such as “March Of The Flags”. This speech “March Of The Flags” is a speech explaining why the United States imperialism is mandatory. Imperialism is a policy extending a country's power and influence through diplomacy or military force. Therefore Albert Berveridge was a imperialist who believes dominance and superiority to people of other nations. In the speech he states “ The rule of liberty that all government derives its authority from consent of the governed, applies only to those who are capable of self government” which explains countries rather have the civilized rule of the united states. Another thing Albert states in his speech is “It is a glorious history our God has bestowed upon His chosen people a people sprung from the most masterful blood of history heroic with faith in our mission and our future” and by this I think he is expressing the grateful things people should be thankful of and God has watching over America side since 'Bunker Hill' and also likes the idea of imperialism. In this speech he also talks about the conquering of Indians territory. He thought the conquering nations matter, but thinks the United States is fated to govern uncivilized nations My thoughts on Albert Beveridge speech is inspirational but I also disagree. I believe gaining control of another country by military force is wrong and it seems related to bullying. I believe in helping others without having to take

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