A New Form Of Imperialism

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During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. Reasons for this were the strong desire for military strength, the thirst for new markets in order to stimulate the economy and trade, and the core belief in cultural superiority (QUOTE). During that time United States became an expansionist nation, so by late nineteenth century America’s thrust into Imperialism had already begun. A new form of imperialism to an extent, the policy still involved extending its country authority and control over foreign countries as a medium of obtaining and maintaining an empire. Imperialism usually involves a stronger nation (emerging world power U.S.) extended control over a weaker nation. But different from the previous European empires of the colonialist time, which were formal administrative systems founded on social, economic and political control, the American Empire was in one way or another a voluntary association, established in improving international mass market. United States imperialism is mainly prevalent in Latin America, which the Spanish-American War of 1898, marks the beginning of. The war marked the emergence of the United States as an externally focused world power. Post war the United States was left with a commercial and physical empire and a strong momentum for American nation-building activities. This era which marks the new
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