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Unformatted text preview: and helped for the demand of overseas market. Now when looking at the strategic factor the 20 th Century America relied more on foreign trade than they had ever done before. Social factors that took place were the White Man's Burden, where they had the idea that Americans had the higher intellectual powers, and that they must send their civilization out to inferior less-developed countries. America also wanted their military to be the best that it could be which helped influence foreign trade for wealth and influence. References: Wikipedia.com American Imperialism - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_imperialism...
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