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  Talk:History of United States imperialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is known that the United States played a role in Chilean politics prior to the coup, but its degree of involvement in the coup itself is debated.
Subjects of imperial and post-imperial governments and those sympathetic to them have often considered imperialism to be an exploitive evil, a view often shared by factions of the citizens of the imperialistic state.
Stating that the current cultural imperialism is "unintentional" and "a side effect of capitalism" and that "government has no role on the industries" of culture is extreme POV.
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 History of United States imperialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As with most aspects of American imperialism the nature of these more recent events are still disputed (especially in the United States itself), as many believe that they were not genuinely imperialist.
During this period, the United States actively intervened in the politics of many nations, usually for the stated purpose of curbing the expansion of the influence of the Soviet Union, which, it was asserted, quite openly employed imperialistic policies.
Views on the concept of United State imperialism have often been influenced by the opinions of the well-known historians of that period, who, in turn, are often influenced by the cultural and social attitude of their eras.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_United_States_imperialism   (3575 words)

 An On-Line History of the United States: The Age of Imperialism
Students - or teachers - not well-versed in American history might be persuaded by this apparently factual statement that late nineteenth century imperialism occurred in a context of political and economic quiescence and should be understood as the next step in an inevitable and unquestioned westward march.
Imperialism is not a standard elementary school subject of study and college faculty do not generally use the language of “lesson plans” to describe course preparation.
Nikki Mandell (mandelln@uww.edu) is an associate professor in the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
www.publichistory.org /reviews/view_review.asp?DBID=83   (2485 words)

 MSN Encarta - United States (History)
United States (History), story of how the republic developed from colonial beginnings in the 16th century, when the first European explorers arrived, until modern times.
Throughout its history, the United States has faced struggles, both within the country—between various ethnic, religious, political, and economic groups—and with other nations.
In what is now the United States, the Mississippians (see Mound Builders) built cities surrounded by farmland between present–day St. Louis, Missouri, (where their city of Cahokia was larger than medieval London) and Natchez, Mississippi.
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 United States History: The Gilded Age (1890) to World War I
The United States was victorious in the war, and Spain relinquished Cuba and ceded to the United States the Philippine Islands,
The number of trusts in the United States had increased greatly at the end of the 19th century; only 60 had existed in the United States before the Spanish-American War, whereas 183 were formed between 1899 and 1901.
Wilson's social, economic, and political policies as a unit are sometimes known as the New Freedom, from the title of a volume by him published in 1913 and containing significant passages from his addresses in the campaign of 1912.
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 ipedia.com: History of United States imperialism Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some argue that this means by which the United States expanded and asserted its authority were classic examples of imperialism-the United States was simply in a situation like that of Russia where it had its empire touching its borders unlike the European powers who had to go overseas.
During this period the United States actively intervened in the politics of many nations, usually on the stated grounds to prevent the expansion of the influences of the Soviet Union, which quite openly employed imperialistic policies.
Some critics alleged that the United States' adversary to the Soviet Union and anti-Communist paranoia was causing the American government to become needlessly imperialistic, and was either propping up or overthrowing foreign regimes on often questionable grounds or suspicions.
www.ipedia.com /history_of_united_states_imperialism.html   (2511 words)

 The History Guy: The U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848)
The second basic cause of the war was the Texas War of Independence and the subsequent annexation of that area to the United States.
Continued fighting in the dry deserts of northern Mexico convinced the United States that an overland expedition to capture of the enemy capital, Mexico City, would be hazardous and difficult.
At this time in American history, Catholics were an ill-treated minority, and the Irish were an unwanted ethnic group in the United States.
www.historyguy.com /Mexican-American_War.html   (2331 words)

 United States History, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Resource Guide
An Outline of American History is one of the oldest continuing publications of the United States Information Agency (USIA), the first edition coming out in 1949-50 and this current edition in 1994.
History Detectives is a 10 episode television series, each episode exploring 3 historical mysteries in various regions of the United States.
The Women and Social Movements website is a project of the Center for the Historical Study of Women and Gender at the State University of New York at Binghamton, intended to introduce students to a rich collection of primary documents related to women and social movements in the United States between 1775 and 1940.
www.carnegielibrary.org /subject/history/us.html   (1411 words)

 American benevolence - Wikiquote
Nobody thinks the United States went to strike against Iraq in order to gain land or water or oil, nobody thinks America has any ambitions about real estate.
The United States won the wars, won the land, but you gave back every piece of it.
And today, I do not believe there is any serious person on earth who thinks the United States, whether you agree or don't agree with this strike, has any egoistic or material purposes in the war against Iraq.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/History_of_United_States_imperialism   (1530 words)

 OhioLINK ETD: Coloma, Roland
This dissertation is a history of United States imperialism and Filipino education in the early twentieth century.
It is bounded by a time period beginning in 1900 with the establishment of public education in the Philippines, a territory that the U.S. acquired along with Cuba and Puerto Rico at the end of the Spanish-American War.
Methodologically, data was collected through archival research in universities, government agencies, and public and private libraries in the United States and the Philippines.
www.ohiolink.edu /etd/view.cgi?osu1086209087   (253 words)

 United States History
Crossroads: A K-16 American History Curriculum is composed of thirty-six units equally distributed among elementary, middle, and high school grade levels, as well as course syllabii for preservice social studies educators on the subjects of American history and history education.
The Age of Imperialism focuses on the period during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism.
History and Politics Out Loud gives a collection of audio materials capturing significant events and personalities of the 20th century.
teacherpathfinder.org /School/Subjects/SocStud/ushist.html   (567 words)

 H-Net Review: John R Moore on The United States and Imperialism
What Ninkovich has done is taken imperialism and placed it in the mainstream of American history by treating it as a recurring theme.
Ninkovich places American imperialism in the context of a "surge in colonialism that washed over the world in the late nineteenth century." He notes that American imperialism was similar to European colonialism, but also that it was more limited in scope and that it ended more quickly.
He sees imperialism "as an element of the geopolitics of modernity." He traces American imperial activities in the Philippines, the Caribbean, and China and relates them to the general sweep of American foreign policy.
www.h-net.org /reviews/showrev.cgi?path=25516996690128   (587 words)

 History of United States imperialism in the Americas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
History of United States imperialism in the Americas
Hartford Web Publishing is not the author of the documents in World History Archives and does not presume to validate their accuracy or authenticity nor to release their copyright.
The United States will invest $70 million in the Manta air base.
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 BoondocksNet.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Complete books on imperialism, literature, political cartoons, photographs, and reform movements, by authors ranging from Jane Addams and George Ade to Robert Louis Stevenson and Mark Twain.
Poems celebrating workers struggles and books and articles about the history of the American labor movement from the early 1800s to the 1920s.
Edwin Markham's 1899 poem sparked a debate on issues ranging from the dignity of labor to the effects of imperialism and trusts.
www.boondocksnet.com   (405 words)

 Internet Modern History Sourcebook: Early US History
The United States siezes roughly half the land area of Mexico.
Treaty of Amity, Settlement, and Limits Between the United States of America and His Catholic Majesty, 1819 [At Yale]
Treaty of Commerce and Navigation Between the United States and the Ottoman Empire, February 25, 1862 [At Yale]
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/modsbook26.html   (696 words)

 Web Links
The Constitution of the United States of America: Analysis and Interpretation
Sponsored by The History Place, this is a great visual site about child labor during this period.
This hypertext exhibit provides an overview of the history of slavery in the United States; good cross-referencing of topics.
college.hmco.com /history/us/resources/students/weblinks   (6623 words)

 WTPS United States History Links
History and Politics Out Loud ("HPOL is a collection of invaluable audio materials some available for the first time on this website capturing significant political and historical events and personalities of the twentieth century.
The records of the Continental Congress, the Constitutional Convention, and the United States Congress comprise a rich documentary history of the construction of the nation, the development of the federal government, and its role in the national life.
History of the Cherokee ("a tribute to the strength and determination of our people to survive centuries of trials and oppression"...
www.wtps.org /links/hist_us.htm   (9132 words)

 alrighty comrades
It should be readily apparent that such is an unforgivable sin against the foreign policy establishment in the United States.
N.B. these states are held in the thralldom of “odious debt” imposed upon them by (typically) quasi-fascistic regimes who 1) often enough were empowered via United States state terrorism and 2) accepted the terms of United States dominated Bretton Woods restructuring programs.
Chronological list of interventions by the United States, with the purpose of opposing (or aiding opposition to) popular resistance movements—whether by means of overt force (OF) or covert operation (CO):
www.whatreallyhappened.com /usinterventionism.html   (1953 words)

 Social Studies Curriculum Standards
In United States History, students study the history of the United States Reconstruction to the present.
4.2 Understand the political issues and problems that affected the United States during the last half of the nineteenth century.
identify patterns of immigration and the causal factors that led to immigration to the United States of America (i.e., crop famines, California gold rush, European social and political unrest, religious freedom).
www.state.tn.us /education/ci/cigateendofcourse/cieocssushist.htm   (2970 words)

 The History Guy:United States Military History
This page is designed for students and researchers needing information on the wars and conflicts of American history.
I try to answer all email, but please be aware that this is not always possible due to the large numbers sent every day.
Also, if you could please mention which History Guy page you email from, it will help me understand your questions.
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 Let the Bloody Truth Be Told: A Chronology of U.S. Imperialism
"Imperialism 101" -- Chapter One from Michael Parenti's Against Empire (San Francisco: City Lights, 1995).
U.S.-led United Nations occupation during civil war; raids against one Mogadishu faction.
US, joined by UK and Australia, attacks from Kuwait, other Gulf states, and European and US bases.
www.neravt.com /left/invade.htm   (1370 words)

 United States History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Poverty in the United States: 1996 (U.S. Census Bureau)
Oral History and Folklore of the Miami Valley, Ohio (Miami University)
Darrell Reeck, "The Spirit of the Amistad in the United Methodist Church,"
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 The history of United States imperialism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Here for U.S. imperial political and economic coercion in general.
For its employment in specific states or regions, see
For economic action to achieve economic ends, see Economic imperialism and globalization.
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 WWW-VL: History: United States History: Timelines
1854 - 1919: Imperialism and World War I Timeline
A Chronology of International Events, March 1938 to December 1941 [US Department of State 18 December 1941]
RETURN TO WWW-VL: History was established as HNSource (Kansas History Gateway) on 6 March 1993.
vlib.iue.it /history/USA/timelines.html   (115 words)

 Mr Donn's American History - U.S. History Lesson Plans, Homework Help
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