Was American Expansion Justified During The Late 1800s And Early 1900

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Was American expansion justified during the late 1800’s and early 1900’s? This was a debate that Americans fought over then and still now fight over now. There were two types of people some were for expansion and others were against expansion of the U.S. Both sides of the story will be well explained in this essay. First, this will explain the people for expansion’s side. Trade unions thought that the country 's foreign exchange policy might be closed out. As Thayer Mahan once said “Whoever rules the waves rules the world.” What I think he meant by this is that the more ocean and islands on the ocean you own the more power you have as a nation. Most people also agreed that our foreign policy must remain firm at all times. Next, this will
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