• Puerto Rico United States
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    In the late 19 th century, Spain monopolized and colonized many countries including Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the Philippines among others. In the same era, the native Philippinos under the guidance of their leader Aguilenaldo fought the Spanish with the help of the United States to win the War for their Independence. Stanley Karnow author and producer of the film, In Our Image portrayed the United States as expansionists through globalization. Karnow, an a nit-impearl ist, believed that the Unite...
  • American History United States
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    United States (History), story of how the republic developed from colonial beginnings in the 16 th century, when the first European explorers arrived, until modern times. As the nation developed, it expanded westward from small settlements along the Atlantic Coast, eventually including all the territory between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the middle of the North American continent, as well as two noncontiguous states and a number of territories. At the same time, the population and th...
  • U S Policy Against Canada
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    The environmental relationship between the United States and Canada has been very consistent and free from any kind of controversy or warfare. Canada has always been an ally to the United States and has had a good relationship in all matters including the environment. It would be very costly for the United States to cut ties with Canada because they are very close to the U. S. and provide many environmental and trade opportunities for them also. The only environmental problems between the U. S....
  • Iraq War United States
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    The war waged on Iraq by the United States has been the cause of heated debate all over the world. Many people have opposed the United States attack on Iraq for many viable reasons. Some of these reasons include that it is not in the best interests for the reputation of the United States with the other nations of the global community, it poses an increased threat to United States homeland security, and it will result in many unjust crimes committed by the United States. Going to war with Iraq wi...
  • Cultural Differences Between United States And Ukraine
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    CULTURAL DIFFERENCE BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND UKRAINE The United States of America is a country of many cultures mixed in one. The main reason for this is immigration. It has many religions, many languages spoken, and many ethnic beliefs. Some religions, languages or beliefs, may be more frequently spoken or believed then others, but in general the United States has a wide variety of culture. On the other hand, Ukraine, which is a country much smaller then the United States, has basically one cu...
  • U S Foreign Policy In The Late 19th Century
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    The United States, from its inception had a lust for real estate. From the original chants of 'manifest destiny' to the calls for the annexation of Indian territories, America has been driven to acquire land. In this country's youth, land was needed for economic expansion; however, by the end of the 19 th century, the entire continental United States had been in possession and the citizenry of this country turned their eyes out to sea. The United States no longer sought new lands to farm and wor...
  • Panama Canal United States
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    United States vs. Colombia for the land of Panama The United States government used several covert activities to acquire the land for the Panama Canal, such as the Spooner Act. The United States wanted the land of Panama to build a Canal but first the United States need the land from Colombia. The United States became vitally interested in canal projects during the Spanish-American War of 1898. In 1902 the U. S. Congress passed the Spooner Act, which was the basic law for the construction of th...
  • The Philippines And The United States
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    The Philippines and The United States The Philippines and the United States are very two populated place but still very different in many ways. The United States has more job opportunities than the Philippines. So, there more successful people in America today. In the Philippines, the percentage of arable land is 34% mean there is plenty of manufactured goods, clothing, and lumber there. The birth rate is 35. 9 per 1, 000 population per year. The death rate is 7. 8 per 1, 000 population per yea...
  • No United States Without Mexico
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    No U. S. without Mexicans As a Mexican American in the United States I can honestly say that Spanish colonialism plays a crucial role in understanding the history of Mexicans in the United States. Spanish colonialism brought forth many factors that shaped the Mexican. One huge factor is religion. The Spanish brought a unified form of religion, we know it as Christianity. Secondly, with its priority of converting the indigenous people to Christianity, they migrated and created pueblos in what is...
  • Mexican War United States
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    International borders have always been centers of conflict, and the U. S. -Mexican border is no exception. With Europe colonizing the New World, it was a matter of time before the powers collided. The Spanish settled what is today Mexico, while the English settled what is today the United States. When the two colonial powers did meet, it was not England and Spain, it was the United States and Mexico. By now both Counties had succeeded from their mother countries. The conflict that erupted betwe...
  • United States American People World
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    During the end of the 19 th century, the United State's foreign policy became a major issue and was in an ideological conflict within the nation. A national debate grew between citizens as to the role of the United States and its overseas and military endeavors. Americans attempted to decide the role of democracy in the world and how the United States should act in world affairs. It all started with the Spanish-American War of 1898. Cuba which lies very close to the United States was uprising a...
  • United States Flag Amendment Supreme
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    The Issue of Flag Burning Flag desecration is a term applied to various ways of intentionally dishonoring a flag most often a national symbol. Such action is intended to make a political point against a country or its policies. The First Amendment to the United States constitution says "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise there of; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of grievances." Some citizens think...
  • United States War World Involvement
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    Between the Wars: 1919-1941 United States involvement in World War II was inevitable. Circumstances preceding the entrance of the United States into this foreign conflict proved that she would not be able to avoid active participation. With a government increasingly changing its views from isolationism to internationalism, and with each successive presidency's administration doing the same, the United States would not be able to hold out from World War II as long as the conflict was waged. It ev...
  • United States Roosevelt America Latin
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    Theodore Roosevelt Speak softly and carry a big stick, [and] you will go far These were words said by and lived by Theodore Roosevelt. Theodore Roosevelt (or TR as they sometimes referred to him as) had a very big stick He used this big stick to make America an imperialist power to the world. His big stick was really all the power the United States of America had in its money, land, army and armed forces. No other world power would want to get in a conflict with the United States. So Theodore R...
  • Immigration Restrictions United States
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    Every day thousands of people want to come to the United States for a better life. The United States is known for giving people a chance for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. However many find that the dream is much easier dreamt than a reality in the making. For people born outside of the United States the first step to making that dream come true is to immigrate. That is where, for many, the dream comes to an abrupt halt. This is where they can make or break their dream. Before any...
  • United States Soviet World Containment
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    Major world events of the past have caused the United States change its government. Starting in 1939, events that began to occur which led to a number of wars could not be ignored and caused the American isolationist policy to no longer be in effect. The end of the isolation policy, a policy that avoided alliances and other types of involvement in the affairs of other nations, Some of the events that led to the United States involvement in wars are the bombing of pearl harbor, the Yalta conferen...
  • United States Countries People Freedom
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    The United States is a nation of Immigrants. Many people come to the United States every year from all over the world. These immigrants include international students, professionals, and refugees. They come to the United States for many different reasons, but mainly for better opportunities for themselves and their families: better jobs, better life, to join family, to escape war, and for freedom. Some immigrant is a person who leaves one country to settle permanently in another country or regio...
  • Country Comparison United States
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    Canada's economic performance compared to the United States is closely similar. Canada is one of the best nations for its economic performance, it exceeds the amount of effort needed to make the country a better place to live. Although the United States is a more powerful country, economy wise, it can still compare with the United States. A countries economy can perform better through increasing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and inflation, while at the same time decreasing unemployment in the cou...
  • American Imperialism The United
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    The United States became an imperialist nation at the end of the 19 th century because Americans wanted to expand over seas with their belief in manifest destiny. The three factors that started American imperialism were political and military competition including the creation of a strong naval force, economic competition among industrial nations and a belief in the racial and cultural superiority of people of Anglo-Saxon decent. The Spanish American War marked the emergence of the United States...
  • United States War America Interest
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    America's Self-Interest America hadAmerica's Self-Interest Essay, Research Paper America had remained mostly an isolated country until the late 1800? s when the United States was faced with the opportunity of building a colonial empire. By 1890 the United States, like Europe, had began to expand its influence onto islands in the Caribbean and South Pacific areas. They entered in other countries? affairs claiming that it served the interests of all peoples and were motivated by Idealism. In reali...