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  • Expansionist Campaigns

    northerns, in congressional debate of 1850, stated they would accepted Cuba into the Union only if that state applied under the Wilmot Proviso, where no new territory or state would incorporate slavery. Douglas wanted to expand to Latin American and other Caribbean/tropical islands in the South, but for what purpose? National pride? Yes, to expand and grow American but at what cost to the American slaves? Northerners became very nervous that Douglas extreme expansionist policies would expand…

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  • Causes And Effects Of Spanish American War

    The Spanish-American War began on April 25, 1898. The war ended with a victory for the United States on December 10, 1898. The signing of the Treaty of Paris between Spain and the U.S. gave Cuba their independence from Spain, and the U.S. control over Guam and Puerto Rico. The United States also purchased the Philippines Islands from Spain for twenty million dollars. All of these events led to the United States becoming a major powerhouse and let the rest of the world know the authority that…

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  • Canada Cultural Analysis

    Pacific, and Artic Ocean meet three of the country’s borders. The fourth being the United States of America. The United States borders Canada on its Alaskan border in the northwestern region of the country and the southern border along the continental United States. Canada has an economic standing that is strongly influenced by its shared border with the United States and its diverse trade agreement with the United States. Their militaristic value defines their domestic defenses, partnerships,…

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  • The Negative Impacts Of Westward Expansion And The Mexican War

    country we live in today. The Westward expansion gave America a chance to expand its territory, while having a chance double the land area of the United States also increased goods, services and wealth but more importantly it gave Americans…

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  • Manifest Destiny Research Paper

    Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. During the 1800s, many Americans began to settle in the western frontier which most of it was uncharted territory. Through several readings I will be able to define the manifest destiny and how it was accomplished. The main concepts of the manifest destiny were that it was God-given right that the people of the United States had expand territory from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. This concept of manifest destiny had existed throughout the American history…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Puerto Ricans

    The final and most important reason why Puerto Rico should become a state is the disadvantages Puerto Ricans have remaining as a Commonwealth of the United States. Ever since Puerto Ricans have become citizens in 1917, their right to vote has been repeatedly rejected by Congress (Roman 1). This type of rule can be easily compared to the monarchy that ruled Britain in 1776, Puerto Ricans representing the exploited Colonists. The Federal District Court of Puerto Rico had ruled that Puerto Ricans…

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  • Compare And Contrast Venezuela And The United States

    Venezuela and the United States Nations are territories that has their own government, and occupy a specific territory. Each of them must have one capital, for example: Venezuela has Caracas or the United States has Washington. Every country in the world have their own culture, gastronomy, and population, consequently, will always have differences, some of them bigger than others. Those differences are defined by their population or the group of people who share the same culture .Venezuela is…

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  • Write An Essay On The Tehran Conference

    two finally ended in 1945 when the United States vigorously defeated Japan. The United States entered the war when Japan attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. The United States immediately declared war on Japan, and then Germany responded by also declaring war on the United States. Germany was at war against Great Britain, the United States, and the Soviet Union. The greatest superpowers the world has ever known. The German forces were surprisingly expanding their territory during World War two by…

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  • Political Changes In The 1940's

    because of the war. New organizations were formed, laws were passed, the country got a new president, and the United States almost engaged in war with the Soviet Union. The changes that occurred in this decade were the start of a new era. The domestic and foreign policies of the United States in the 1940’s helped to shape the world into what it is today, by forming organizations like the United Nations, engaging in the Cold War, and changing the home life of Americans with new laws. World War…

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  • Negative Effects Of American Imperialism

    there was a belief in the racial and cultural superiority of people of English descent. At this time, the United States got involved in a war with Spain. With this, United States became more involved with other territories like the Philippines, Cuba, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Hawaii. When the U.S. tried to extend their political and economic authority, they…

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