The American Imperialism

American Imperialism

American Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century was a time when a nation wanted power. During the American Revolution is where we first heard of American Imperialism, which is a nation of people who want control over other nations. It is known that every time we go into a nation we usually end up having control over that country. In order to shape a better American Imperialism people took on different avenues, there were leaders of business, farmers that farmed for commercial use; missionaries that were Christians decided to join the military for a more active American imperialism. (Davidson) Our freedom for the men fighting for our country no matter what gender or color or race one deserves a right to freedom. (Schurz)
William Henry Seward, whom was secretary of the state in the latter part of the 1800’s was trying to come up with way to expand foreign trade, he was noted at stating that “empire has made its way constantly westward while decaying civilizations of the world meet on the shores of the Pacific Ocean.” What Seward wanted was trade, not by going to war or conquering more counties but to do trading.   This is when the idea of the railroad came in. Seward enlisted Japan, Korea, and china to trade with the railroad making connections to other ports.
In the west until the late 1800’s, the American imperialism enacted small nations, there were characteristics that went from expansion to imperialism, as the United States sought to control trade circumstances in places like Cuba, the Philippines, Panama, Hawaii and others. (Davidson)
    The Monroe Doctrine which was put in effect in 1823 by President More was said to put an end to the intervention between the north and south. It was intended for governments that were independent in America but not to colonies. The Monroe Doctrine was then changed to he Roosevelt Corollary to changed our policy formally in the Western Hemisphere as interventionist. (Washington) The reasoning for...