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Anti-Imperialist League i. Most of America (except for Alaska and Hawaii) were a part of the contiguous U.S. The Philippines were a distant tropical area with many Asians, who had a different culture, language, and government ii. Fought the McKinley administration’s expansionist moves iii. Included prominent people: 1. Mark Twain 2. Presidents of Stanford and Harvard 3. Samuel Gompers 4. Andrew Carnegie 5. The Speaker of the House Thomas Reed resigned in protest iv. They raised these objections: 1. It is the right of the people to choose the way they are governed (philosophy in the Declaration and Constitution) 2. It is against America’s anti-colonial policy 3. Imperialism would be costly and wouldn’t return a profit 4. Annexation would draw the U.S. politically and militarily into Asia f. Expansionists or Imperialists i. Appealed to patriotism – it was America’s mission to civilize the Filipinos ii. Could be possible trade profits iii. Americans must help to uplift the
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