discussion question

Dominant civilizations from the Romans through Great Britain to today’s super powers have given moral justification to the conquering and domination of other countries and their people. Please answer all of the following in a post of no fewer than 250 words and cite your sources: Remember that you must also respond in a substantive manner to a minimum of one other person.

  • For a country such as the U.S. that makes the equality and protection of rights one of the centerpieces of its own existence, explain how the annexation of foreign territories during this period was justified.
  • Provide at least two examples of American imperialism or expansionism in the late 1800s/early 1900s.
  • Think about American foreign policy today. Compare and contrast it with foreign policy of the late 1800s/early 1900s. Provide at least one example based on American involvement with another country today.

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