07 - Imperialism*Definition a means to obtain and...

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7/5/07 Imperialism: *Definition: a means to obtain and maintain “spheres of influence”, and to guarantee U.S. equality with other industrialized nations Based on social Darwinism- our nation is superior to “others” imposing the culture (government, politics…) upon an “inferior” culture convinced that this is a “good” thing (said that they were improving others) always economic benefits to the superior nation colonial Asia by pinkmonkey.com Monroe Doctrine and the Roosevelt Corollary: President James Monroe’s 7 th annual message to congress on Dec. 2, 1823 included a new foreign policy - “you stay over there, and we’ll stay over here” - no one messing with other country’s affairs President Theodore Roosevelt issued what has been called the Roosevelt corollary to the Monroe Doctrine to congress on Dec. 6, 1904 - if a wrongdoing is continuously wrongdoing, we may reluctantly intervene - Roosevelt tweaked Monroe’s doctrine Hawaii and Pacific Rim:
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