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American Imperialism The Unites States has been expanding since the beginning of its foundation. From the early colonies, to the Mexican War, to the Westward Expansion and so on, Americans have had this desire to increase the size of their superiority. During the late 19th century and early 20th century, imperialism continued amongst the Americans but added an element of departure. Although America’s decisions to expand had a new factor of departure, United States expansionism was, for the most part, a continuation of previous expansion supremacy. Expansionism brought new journeys to American imperialists who sought to spread their thoughts and philosophies across the seas to new territories. Many including Josiah Strong, felt the need to promote “the purest Christianity” and “the highest civilization” in order to be the most successful. (Doc B) Ideas of the Social Darwinistic approach of survival of the fittest proved to be a great influence for Americans. American Imperialism The Unites States has been expanding since the beginning of its foundation. From the early colonies, to the Mexican War, to the Westward Expansion and so on, Americans have had this desire to increase the size of their superiority. During the late 19th century and early 20th century, imperialism continued amongst the Americans but added an element of departure. Although America’s decisions to expand had a new factor of departure, United States expansionism was, for the most part, a continuation of previous expansion supremacy. Expansionism brought new journeys to American imperialists who sought to spread their thoughts and philosophies across the seas to new territories. Many including Josiah Strong, felt the need to promote “the purest Christianity” and “the highest civilization” in order to be the most successful. (Doc B) Ideas of the Social Darwinistic approach of survival of the fittest proved to be a great influence for Americans.
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