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American Imperialism 1 American Imperialism Tonia Stoneman HIS/125 Rona Gunter March 31, 2011
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There were many things that led to American Imperialism. One of the biggest things was the American belief in superiority. Also, there was the belief in control of the seas. Foreign trade, increase in population, competition with Europe of overseas empires and U.S. expansion were also factors that led to American Imperialism. The United States Navy believed that whoever controlled the seas, would control the world. The importance of foreign trade was also a big factor. The United States was also very concerned with expansion.
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Unformatted text preview: There was a huge increase of population along with wealth and industrial production. The competition with Germany was also a big factor that led to American Imperialism. We were competing over overseas empires as well as the naval race that was mentioned earlier. All of these factors, and the fact that we thought that we were a superior country led to American Imperialism. References Davidson, J., Gienapp, W., Heyrman, C., Lytle, M., & Stoff, M. (2006). Nation of nations: A concise narrative of the American Republic (4th ed. Vols. 1, 2, and Combined). Boston: McGraw Hill. ISBN 0-07-297087-1....
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