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By Phillip Margulies

This quantity examines questions pertaining to whilst the united states may still use army strength, how the US may still reply to globalization, and no matter if companies resembling the United countries nonetheless paintings. It explores America's function in the course of the views of Europe, Latin the United States, the Islamic global, Asia, and Russia.

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41 The annexation of the Philippines caused a belated debate on the morality and wisdom of American imperialism. ”42 Ultimately, the United States did different things with each of the possessions it acquired at the end of the 19th century. Hawaii was annexed in 1898 and in 1959 became a state; George F. 43 Puerto Rico became a self-governing territory whose inhabitants are American citizens but cannot vote in American presidential elections. The Philippines became independent after World War II.

The availability of capital encouraged economic expansion that was then protected by military expansion. Racism gave people faith in the imperialist enterprise. Looking at their rapid conquest of the world and new advantages in wealth and scientific knowledge, Europeans and Americans found it easy to believe in their biological superiority; this was not a view of fringe groups but of scientists, jurists, and presidents. Charles Darwin’s theories of evolution were said to prove that different races represented different stages of evolution, with whites the most advanced; this idea made white rule look inevitable.

48 In Wilson’s view, this would be a world run by American constitutional methods, which were also enlightened, modern methods, as he pointed out in January 1917: “These are American principles, American policies. We could stand for no other. And they are also the principles and policies of forward-looking men and women everywhere, of every modern nation, of every enlightened community. ” Certainly Wilson himself was very American in his confidence that American principles were universal principles and all “forward-looking men and women” would agree to them.

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