What are the causes of American Imperialism?
- Imperialism: The policy of extending the rule or authority of an empire or nation over foreign countries, or of acquiring and holding colonies and dependencies.
- Nationalism: A feeling that people have of being loyal to and proud of their country often with the belief that it is better and more important than other countries.
For this assignment you will research the causes of American Imperialism.
Which of the following factors will influence American Imperialism the most and why?
- Economic factors
- Nationalistic factors
- Military factors
- Humanitarian factors
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