Exceptionalism And Imperialism

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As America became more of a world power it wanted to have a bigger influence on the world. In order for America to have more of an impact around the world it needed to change its fundamental ideas of George Washington policy of staying out of European affairs. Even as America began to create treaties with other countries they never acquire territory. The main ideals that America wanted to spread across the world were the idea of republicanism and exceptionalism. Although imperialist and anti imperialist disagreed with weather of not to take on more lands, they both agreed on those two ideas.

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