American Imperialism And The American Civil War Essay

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The history of America is one of complex changes, often shifting in both foreign and domestic affairs, where American policy seen as fickle and unsatisfactory. The United States government’s actions and relations with the American South and broken Native Americans were often very stagnate in meeting their necessities and saw the rise of unchecked oppression on a wide scale. These once threatening adversaries would now know the hand of the Federal government’s relations as result of Social Darwinism. The violent and brutal engagements in the former Confederate states which ensued, would be caused by neglectful and permissive President Andrew Johnson and by the devastation left over from the American Civil War. The defeated Native Americans would also become a largely exploited group with much of their land and territory to seek after for the ideal of American Expansionism as well as the precious resources which many desired to have a stake in. Many parties involved would endure failed expectations, while others would enjoy a degree of contentment. America’s industry would also see a dramatic level of development in technology, industry, and lifestyle while at a cost to several others. America’s industrialism was due to enterprising men like Rockefeller and Carnegie, who go about conquering their respective industry of choice and become very established in America’s politics and set the way of life for America’s workers. While many of these ventures could be perceived as
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