America Is

An Empire

An Empire.

Is America an empire? That is a question that a lot of debate. According to historians, America is and always has been an empire. The existence of the American Empire is an undeniable fact. It became especially strong during Vietnam war and then returned with a vengeance after the Bush administration invaded Iraq in 2003. Also the Cuban embargo policy is a strong evidence part of it. Moreover, The America economy has been on the top of the world since America was formed.

Source : http://warontherocks.com/2015/08/is-america-an-empire/

Vietnam War

Vietnam became a communist country in 1945, and got helped by Soviet union. To stop spreading of communism, but America couldn't attack Soviet union, America went to Vietnam war. It was a longest war in US history. More than 3 million people died, included 58.000 American soldiers. We won every battles but still lost the war, because government didn't get supported from citizens. The Vietnam war costs 168 billion dollars ( Worth around 950 billions in 2011 dollars), that was a huge amount of money for a war.

Cuba Embargo

Cuba became communist country in 1959. Proclamation 3447 signed by President Kennedy on Feb. 3, 1962, established the embargo against Cuba to reduce "the threat posed by its alignment with the communist powers."The embargo was strengthened by the 1992 Cuban Democracy Act, and the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (Libertarian) Act of 1996 (also known as Helms-Burton) which specified conditions for terminating the embargo

fun fact: President John F. Kennedy sent his press secretary to buy 1.200 Cuban cigars the night before he signed the embargo in Feb, 1962.

On top of the world

In the world, America is outstanding in all aspects such as economy, military, ... We had a greatest leader George Washington, the strongest military, freedom, the first man land on the moon, the best studio in the world Hollywood, We won the WWII, many people want to come to the US for resident... That's enough to prove that America is on top of the world.

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America is outstanding

America is strong and outstanding from the rest of the war. Actually, it was the best country in the world in every aspect. From the beginning and creation of America, We have shown America is an empire.We won the 2 world wars and the cold war, we have a great society with free of speech, a strongest military in the world, the richest man in the world: Bill Gates... Moreover America is the most helpful in the world because America helps the others countries such as Germany, South Korean, Vietnam,...

Symbolisms

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The first country that landed a man on the moon

During the Cold War and Space Race between America and Soviet Union, America was successful to land a man on the moon. Apollo 11 Was the first spaceflight that landed humans on the moon. Neil Armstrong became a first man to step on the moon.
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The best country in the world

From the formation of America until now, people know that America has been the best country in the world. Everyone in the world wants to join America. America has a good companies such as Microsoft, Apple, Google,...
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The strongest military in the world

According to Wikipedia, America is the most powerful country in the world with amount of active military is 1,369,532 and 15.293 total aircraft. During the ww2 The US Bombed Japanese with 2 first nuclear weapons. In Vietnam war, America bombed of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and won every battles. America won the 2 world wars and the cold war.

Created by

Dan Tran
Period 3