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Unformatted text preview: b) US decided to prove that it was an empire that would foster uplift and progress 3) Philippines a) US began to count who was there and categorize them racially b) Important for administering a space, establishing authority, and creating a sense of control 4) W.E.B. Du Bois a) Looked at the war and saw it as crisis of identity for African Americans b) Idea of double consciousness i) Were Americans but also understood their identity as people who were discriminated against ii) Their race as a limit to their ability to be citizens iii)...
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- Spring '08