Mead summary - -1Alexandria Xereas-Gonzales Government 491...

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-1Alexandria Xereas-Gonzales Government 491 Professor Smith September 3, 2008 Mead, “America’s Sticky Power” Mead speaks of the United States using all means possible to maintain its superiority in its attempt to become a new world order. While he states that the United States has not always held the best economy, or even the best military in the past, it has always been wise to the idea of trade in the global front with the intentions of leading the world to economic integrating. Mead also mentions the idea that many Americans hold in that they believe that their political and religious views and values should be prevalent on a global scale. Americans have been globally-minded individuals since multiple security threats and international trade interests motivated them to think more broadly. As the British empire began its decline and fall, domestic policy makers in the United States became aware that they hard to act quickly but smartly. While becoming the next great empire was an easy choice for America, the more enlightened approach was to dodge the
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2010 for the course GOVT 491 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '08 term at William & Mary.

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