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Jan. 20, 2010 Lecture

Jan. 20, 2010 Lecture - LECTURE JAN 20 2010 1893 Illegal...

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LECTURE: JAN. 20, 2010 1893- Illegal overthrow of Hawaiian monarchy 1898: Spanish-America War 1899-1902: Philippine-American war 1904: Roosevelt Corollary 1942-1964: Bracero Program Introduction to US Colonialism -Monroe Doctrine: `Manifest Destiny: to designate a belief that the US was destined to expand westward across the continent. While this was never an official state policy, it was a popular idea, and led to different forms of legislation, HOMESTEAD ACT, of westward expansion. A journalist has a proposal to annex Texas and came up with the term of Manifest Destiny. It argues that US has been uniquely chosen to expand westward. It established a certain mindset about territorial right to land and space in the western hemisphere. This idea is resurrected to justify US colonial practices. `Monroe Doctrine: IT said that further efforts by Europeans to colonize lands would be viewed as an active aggression and would enforce. There was a moment in US politics that US thought itself as the dominant state than other nations in the westward hemisphere.
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