In return of taking of land the us built better schools which meant there was better teaching and more successful people making new innovations. Overall I think that imperialism had a positive impact on the world because of easier ship travel, better economy and trade, but also because we spread important pieces of american society like our language and religion. Of course american imperialism had its bumps along the way but they do not compare to the positive impacts it
Spain’s main motivation to assist the American colonists in their revolution was a strong desire to regain the land it had lost to Britain during the French and Indian War and impede British success in other parts of the world. In April 1779, John Jay officially convinced Spain to join forces with the American people (Buescher). Rather than directly providing troops to fight alongside the Americans, Spain financed large loans and direct monetary contributions. Economically, this helped to start the Americans’ currency, the Continental, and allowed America to bring in expert foreign military officers to guide their inexperienced soldiers. Additionally, in 1779, Spain declared a war of their own against the British in Florida and Louisiana.
The Creoles believed they could run the government better, protect their economic interest, and that the revolution was spinning out of their control. The Creoles led the fight against Spain because they were egotistical. They believed the government, economy, and society would be more beneficial in their power. The Creoles believed
Imperializing through diplomacy was the act of investing in a foreign country with the hope that it would improve diplomatic relations with other nations and help stabilize the foreign country’s governments while preventing other nations from having power over the foreign country. This particular kind of imperializing was called Dollar Diplomacy. It left Nicaragua and Haiti in American occupation for 13 years and 19 years, respectively. Another kind of diplomacy was Missionary Diplomacy. This version of diplomacy urged oppressive governments to take on a more democratic government like the United
1. There were many reasons that had contributed to why the Anglos and few Hispanics made the courageous decision to go to war against Santa Anna. Some believed that it was economical. The cotton boom and the success of it was present with the Anglos presented an issue to the leader as a growing threat of entrepreneurship. Someone with more money could grow a strong army and potentially overthrow the crown.
The diplomacy is primarily associated with the administration and the foreign policy of Secretary of State Philander C. Knox and President William Taft. This policy was to help promote american sales overseas. Evident in extensive U.S. interventions in the Caribbean and Central America, especially in measures undertaken to safeguard American financial interests. The Dollar Diplomacy was successful at first but the ended up falling in 1913. The falling out was do to counteract economic instability and the tide of revolution in places like Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, and China.
In 1756 the French and Indian War began. At this time European nations were exploring and taking over the new world. Spain controlled South America while Britain and France dominated North America. Britain and France were fighting over land and trade. Britain wanted to expand the colonies so the colonies would produce more raw materials and buy more finished goods from Britain.
The first half of the nineteenth century was a period of successful expansion for the United States. American hunger for westward expansion resulted in several and political disputes between the United States and Mexico. Americans believed in the Manifest Destiny as an act to spread across from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean to seek for wealth and land . Tensions sparked when the American settlers encountered an obstacle with the indigenous tribes against the annexation of Texas along with various frontier states in Mexico. Primary causes of the Mexican-American War were the Louisiana Purchase, the Manifest Destiny, and the Texas Annexation.
The Spanish and English were relatively successful in the New World in that the trade economy grew, travel allowed for expansion, and new ideas were spread throughout the globe. However, along with the spread of new ideas came the spread of diseases, expansion resulted in the destruction of numerous cultures and the growth of the trade economy was disastrous for natives. The successes in the New World were extremely beneficial to both the English and the Spanish. The Spanish conquering of the Aztec Empire in 1521 inspired a chain of events, and they were able to take Aztec gold and land which helped the Spanish expand their country and economy. Similarly, the creation in colonies in North America by England resulted in wealth from crops such
As European nations started to make their way to the Americas to broaden and expand their wealth and influence over the ‘New World.’ The first Europeans to explore and settle, this ‘New World’ were the Spanish. However, by the late 1600’s the English had successfully established a dominant presence on the Atlantic coast. Both the Spanish and the English desired to obtain ‘New World’ land for very similar reasons. They both desired silver and gold to add to their country’s vast wealth, as well as what the grains and plants of this ‘New World’ had to offer. When the Spanish arrived at the Americas prior to the English, the Spanish mainly wanted to explore this foreign land.