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notes from chapter 4 - History 261-01 Imperialism Schools...

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2/10/11 History 261-01 Imperialism Schools of thought: Progressive: mentioned Spanish American War and the war was motivated by economic interests - This theory was highly disregarded by Pratt( believed in Social Darwinism) - Williams- LaFeber argument: first writer to introduce the argument that the expansion was based on a bed of all these different things- coalitions, ideological motivations. Walter LaFeber: 1968- Spanish American war and Foreign Policy Causes: - Economic crisis - New trade opportunities - Immerging alliance between government and businessmen Economic Crisis of 1893: severe depression and public panic Decision: - Restructure American System OR - Find new markets for increasing production and oversupply of good - The resources on the frontier- china- were opening - China opened doors to trade - President McKinley forms ties with businessmen - Two restraints before going to war with Spain: what to do with Cuba after war? US does not want problem of annexation and isn’t looking to colonize. The businessmen
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