Essays Tagged: "American imperialism"

Discuss Bernard Lewis's prognosis concerning the future of the Arab countries

g in life are as clear-cut as Lewis would have us believe.There is no doubt that European and later American imperialism have brought disorder (as they have in most parts of the world) to the region. ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.1 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

American Imperialism in the late 1800s.

American imperialism in the late 1800's was a break in American foreign policy. America has always w ... . Meanwhile, in the United States, the trade laws were changed to support sugar grown completely in American states. The American planters that lived in Hawaii were upset that they had changed the law ... . Hawaii's Pearl Harbor became the naval base for the United States. it was a refueling station for American military and merchant ships headed to Asia. This was one of the reasons that Hawaii was ann ...

(4 pages) 27063 0 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

United States bombing of Libya (1986)

. Two interesting perceptions on this subject were expressed by the New York Times and a book about American imperialism called Rouge State by William Blum. These two descriptions on this incident dif ... y ways.Under the code name Operation El Dorado Canyon, the Regan administration ordered a number an American aircrafts to drop bombs on specific targets in Libya intended to weaken their ability to su ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

Vietnam

The war in Vietnam during the 60's was one of the most shocking and unpredictable times in American history. America's involvement in the war is still as heavily debated today as it was over ... concerns the actions of the U.S. government during this period. Vietnam marked the first episode in American history where a great number of people in America gathered together to speak out against a ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Is Imperailism Easy? - A review on the article by John Dewey on Imperailism in America.

Is Imperialism Easy? In the article "Imperialism Is Easy," John Dewey seems to be against American imperialism rather than for it. He thinks that American imperialism is hindering American b ... it. He thinks that American imperialism is hindering American business and causing tensions between Americans and foreign countries. The dominance Americans have had over Mexico is especially a concer ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Intervention or Independence with Foreign Policy?

In his farewell address, former president George Washington advised his fellow Americans to avoid foreign entanglements. Washington realized that America was still a new and weak ... lved America in foreign conflicts would have put the nation in jeopardy of losing its independence. Americans followed the president's advice for the next 100 years. By 1900, business was prospering; ... ets. At the beginning of the 20th centaury, Theodore Roosevelt was one of the leading advocates of "American Imperialism". He believed that in order to become a powerful nation, America needed a stron ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

American Imperialism - powerful nations seek to expand and maintain control or influence over weaker nations or people.

American Imperialism has been a part of United States history ever since the American Revolution. Im ... uence over weaker nations or peoples. Throughout the years there have been many instances where the Americans have taken over other people countries; almost every time we go into we have taken over a ... me to America. We fought the pleasant inhabitants and then took over their land making them slaves. Americans over the years have been known to become almost selfish, no matter how much we have we wil ...

(5 pages) 84 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

How did Journalism affect the Spanish-American War?

Journalism Kindles the Spanish-American WarOver the years it has been easy to dismiss this reporting as a low point in journalism h ... asy to dismiss this reporting as a low point in journalism history. After all it led to the Spanish American War and to American Imperialism. Yellow journalism was often sensational and sometimes inac ... y were fodder for fueling the flames of war. Together, Hearst and Pulitzer created frenzy among the American people by reporting the alleged brutality of the Spanish toward the Cuban rebels. However, ...

(2 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The most unsordid act in history?

tive behind it. Whether or not there were hidden agendas present, the main of which highlighted as "American Imperialism", is indeed a query brought to light on many an occasion. There are factors pre ... ry and dealt with issues such as, but not limited to, devising annual recovery plans and allocating American aid. Each participating government also set up its own recovery agency within the OEEC . Th ...

(5 pages) 14 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

The Marshall Plan - Generosity or "American Imperialism"

tive behind it. Whether or not there were hidden agendas present, the main of which highlighted as "American Imperialism", is indeed a query brought to light on many an occasion. There are factors pre ... ry and dealt with issues such as, but not limited to, devising annual recovery plans and allocating American aid. Each participating government also set up its own recovery agency within the OEEC . Th ...

(5 pages) 41 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Not-So-Wonderful World Of EuroDisney-Things Are Be

reseen combination of transatlantic airfare wars and currency movements ?X The French saw Disney as American imperialism ?X The French had its own cartoon character Asterix who also had its own theme ... e liked Disney so much that the French might like it too. They never considered how the French view American culture. They also never thought that the French would react in a way that they did, which ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Does Globalization increase the prospects for peace in world politics?

maintain sovereignty, and globalization does not solve political conflicts between nations, taking American imperialism as an example. Globalization does not provide safety for American government on ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Disruption of Porn

re, at just the click of a button. Current devices such as the iPhone and iPad make the web in most American's hands. Curious minds lead to addictions and an endless cycle of sex driven bad decisions. ... younger ages causing more sexually driven young minds. (West, Caroline) Because of the fast pace of American life and the easier more abundant access to the internet, parents are no longer able to shi ...

(14 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality