What Is Imperialism In America

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Imperialism is the ruling or taking over of another nation or country by military, cultural, economic or political force for strategic location, land, labor and natural resources. I like to think of America as money-hungry or nation-hungry. They always want to increase their size and power. They do imperialistically and try to cover it up with some pity little excuses. We can date imperialism and America back to the 1800’s. They had desire for military strength, thirst for new markets, and belief in cultural superiority. First and foremost, the United States took Puerto Rico. After the Americans defeated the Spanish in the Spanish-American War Puerto Rico became part of the U.S. Already, we see that military force was used to obtain
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