Dbq Imperialism In America

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At the turn of the 19th century, America presented the policy of imperialism and there was a ton of debate over the subject. Some say that imperialism would benefit America by increasing trade and help make this country more powerful. Others say that imperialism would be horrible for America because we are taking over countries without their permission and restricting their choice. The United States should adopt the policy of imperialism because it would help grow our country, increase trade, and help the economy. According to document 1, Rev. Josiah Strong states that we are Godś children. That God himself created us for the sole mission to convert uncivilized people to His word. That Americans are of the finest wealth, civilization, and

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