America's Imperialistic Period

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During America’s imperialistic period they saw Middle America as another optimal position to take for trade routes to the west from eastern America. Many islands in the gulf, and lower were also needed for many reasons. One such place was Cuba, Cuba was against Spain, and wanted to be separate of its state. Cuba asked for the assistance of America, and was granted access to this assistance. Eventually Spain was driven out, and Cuba was put under the Monroe Doctrine, allowing America some control. The Treaty of Paris, ended many wars between Spain, and America.
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