American Expansion Inquiry
We have more power and more army in this world so. Lets go to earn their Lands and make ours.
What conditions influenced the United State's expansion abroad?
* U.S. want to rule people without their permission.
* European country were taking control of weak country.
* U.S. economy was increasingly dependent on foreign trade.
*U.S. wants to established religion missions in Africa and Asia, including 500 missions in China by 1890.
* U.S. have not interfered and shall not interfere, with the existing possession of any European power in this hemisphere.
Do You Want To Control Our Neighbor Which is Next To Us. For That Results Lets Make War.
What arguments were made in favor of imperialism and the Spanish-American war?
two hundred thousand had died within these Spanish forts.
Many Cuban were struggling for freedom and deliverance from worst misgovernment.
need to stop Fearful Cases of Starvation in Cuba.
We can increase trade with Cuba, Hawaii and the Philippines. - build up our economy.
We can get resources that we can’t produce- sugar, tropical fruits, hemp.
it is ours to save that soil for liberty and civilization.
What arguments were made in opposition to imperialism and the Spanish-American War?
Our power is not in our army, it’s in the hearts of our people.
We cannot repudiate the principle of self-government in the Philippines without weakening that principle here.
allowing the government to have so much power in these other countries could eventually take freedom from us here.
Conquest is not in our principles; it is inconsistent with our government
They believe an Empire is better than a Republic
The Democratic Party does not want to against other countries and make their countries bigger or wider.