• Her And The Spanish American War
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    How far is a person willing to go to be the best? Will he sacrifice friends, family, even the lives of his countrymen? What makes someone that devoted to competition that they are willing to destroy everything that they " ve ever known, and quite possibly start a war in the process all to see that they " ve outsold there competition? These are the questions one must ask once you learn of the life's story of William Randolph Hearst. From his news empire that included over 2 dozen major newspapers...
  • Imperialism United States
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    U. S. IMPERIALISM AROUND THE WORLD ESSAY Imperialism, the process of building empires by controlling the politics and the economics in other countries, was in full effect around the 19 th century. Most world powers were using the idea of imperialism; particularly the United States. The United States imperialistic ways helped it become the most powerful of world powers, although, at the expense of other countries well-being. In the case of the Philippine Islands, President Mckinley did not feel t...
  • Man Of The Century Theodor Roosevelt
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    Man of the century, Theodore Roosevelt Theodore Roosevelt must be examined from the beginning since it is paramount to understand the man and his values, which is the foundation of his persona. Born naturally is a testament to the man and how he approached life and public office, tough, straightforward, and honest. Though this is a broad statement Theodore Roosevelt throughout his life overcame some enormous odds to succeed. As a child he was a sickly delicate boy suffering much from asthma and ...
  • William Mckinley Assassination Leon Czolgosz
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    William McKinley, Born January 29, 1843 and was the 25 th President of the United Sates Of America. He became US President in 1897 and served in the union army during the civil war, which were the Yankees. He also studied and practiced law in Ohio and became an active member of the Republican Party which was one of the United Sates two main political parties, formed to support protective tariffs and industrial expansion. The period of 1877-1891, William McKinley served seven terms in the house o...
  • Roosevelt Spain And The Misuse Of Central America
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    "We assert that no nation can long endure half republic and half empire, and we warn the American people that imperialism abroad will lead quickly and inevitably to despotism at home." Democratic National platform 1900 Born into the age of manifest destiny, Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth President of the United States, was probably the most domineering politician of the first half of the twentieth century. He was a hunter, a soldier, a cowboy, and a Statesman, his likeness forever carved i...
  • Theodore Roosevelt United States
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    The turn of the century has always been a big deal for modern civilizations. One hundred years of life is quite large compared with the average 70 or so given to most. Because of that, people tend to look in trends of decades, rather than centuries or millennia. When it does come time for a new century, when that second digit rotates, as it does so seldom, people tend to look for change. Events tend to fall before or after the century, not on top of it, and United States history, particularly, h...