Us Vs Superpower

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At the turn of the 20th century, the United States was going through rapid growth in economy and society. This put the U.S. atop the globe, and it is considered to be one of the superpowers, if not the superpower. The U.S. has viewed its self as the world police, when situations come up in countries across the globe, they are one of the first countries to address it. With that they have influenced many countries and left an impact on them, some positive some negative. Two countries the U.S. had direct effects on was Haiti in the early 20th century and Iraq in the 21st century during the bush administration until today. They were in a chaotic stated with revolts around their countries. The United States sent troops and attempted to fix these governments, they did replace the presidents to someone who supported the U.S. Although the United States wanted …show more content…
The United States took out a leader they deemed to dangerous they took out many people affiliated with terrorist organizations. Their main goal was to protect home and accumulate as much natural resources as possible in order to help our economy. They prevented a country from entering the wrong hands and to put a government that approved of western ideas. But does that justify he deaths and the ongoing conflicts in Iraq? Depends who is being asked, but even many citizens in America felt it was not fair for the Iraqis. The untired states did not tell the people a definite reason on why they were invading. They went in with the belief that Iraq is creating weapons of mass destruction, and wanted to take them out before they caused any danger to the United States. “…The US President and his administration gave as one of its reasons for invading Iraq that Iraq possessed either weapons of mass destruction, or the essential elements for producing and using them.”(Corlett,

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