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Imperial Conquest The Nation%27s Savior

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Imperial Conquest: The Nation's Savior Le Petit Journal (1883) The future and wealth of France depend above all on the extension and prosperity of our colonies. ... When factories produce more than consumers need, work must stop for a time, and workers, condemned to inactivity for a more or less long period, must live off their savings and suffer without there being any possibility to institute a remedy for the evil. ... The reasons for the abnormal situation can be boiled down to a lack of
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Unformatted text preview: markets for our products. ...Once the French genius is put to colonization ... we will find a draining of our overflow of our factories, and at the same time we will be able to secure, at the source of production, the primary materials needed in our factories. Credits: Excerpt from the Petit Journal in William H. Schneider, An Empire for the Masses (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood, 1982), 62....
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