American Imperialism 2007

American Imperialism 2007 - American Foreign Policy Hey!...

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1 American Foreign Policy Hey! Remember me? I’m George Washington and I’m here to bring you today’s “do now!” Do you remember what type of foreign policy I urged America to take in my famous farewell address? A m e r i c a n F o r e i g n P o l i c y 1 7 9 6 - 1 8 9 8 1796 1898 1803 1812 1823 1846 1867 Closing of the Frontier Task: What is manifest destiny again? Closing of the Frontier – Task: Where will this new frontier be? What will it be used for?
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2 Closing of the Frontier “…Whether they will or no, Americans must now begin to look outward. The growing production of the country demands it. And increasing volume of public sentiment demands it…” -Alfred ±T . ±Mahan “But today we are raising more than we can consume. Today we are making more than we can use. Today our industrial society is congested; there are more workers than there is work, there is more capital than there is investment. We do not need more money – we need more circulation, more employment. Therefore, we must find new markets for our produce, new occupation for our capital, new work for our labor.” - Senator Albert J. Beveridge Task: What course of action are Mahan and Beveridge suggesting for the United States? Why are they suggesting it?
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