HST9-24-07 - 400 years since the discovery of the...

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The Age of Empire: American Imperialism – 9/24/07 Empire Economic Interests - Missionary & “Civilizing” Impulse - North-South Reunification - Spanish-American War or “Splendid Little War” - War in the Philippines - Citizens or Subjects Rudyard Kipling, “The White Man’s Burden” 1899 – appeared in magazine in 1899 within days of the Philippine-American War…anthem to imperialism The Anti-Imperialist League - World’s Fairs 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, The World’s Columbian Exposition
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Unformatted text preview: 400 years since the discovery of the USshowcase of US technological advances The Midway, Living Museums of Humanity a taste of different cultures was a way or reinforcing and justifying imperialism Cause & Meaning of the Great War Immediate v. latent - The newness of World War and Total War - The United States Enters the War Wilsons neutrality - Economic entanglements - Democracy Abroad...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HST 202 taught by Professor Gisolfi during the Fall '07 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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