IMPERIALISM Economic, political, social? Positive and Negative
Reason for U.S. Imperialism Industrial Revolution gain raw materials, sell finished products Close of the Frontier Looking abroad for economic opportunities Example of European nations England and other powers engaged in imperialist ventures American Nationalism Overseas imperialism a logical continuation of manifest destiny
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“ Our economic future depends on acquiring new markets abroad, and protecting those markets with a strong navy” Alfred T. Mahan….
1. Surplus production requires colonies. 2. Oceans should be highways , not barriers. 3. A powerful navy is essential for protecting commerce.
Hearst and Pulitzer did everything they could to win the circulation battle. In fact, they seem to have published exciting stories about events that never occurred, and printed artists' drawings about scenes that didn't exist. Because of the furor over the Yellow Kid, the World and the Journal became widely known as " The Yellow Kid Papers." This was eventually shortened to " The Yellow Papers," which soon became "Yellow Journalism " when emotions increased even further over the Spanish-American War.