Essays on American Imperialism

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“Trail of Tears” – Indian Removal

On the 28th of May 1830, the president at the time, Andrew Jackson, signed into effect a now controversial law. This law was the Indian Removal Act which allowed the removal of Native Americans from their homes to lands west of the Mississippi River. One tribe who was forcefully removed from their homes was the […]

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Trail of Tears – Indian Removal Process

The Trail of Tears started in 1838 and ended around March in 1839. Over 100,000 Native Americans lived on millions of acres of land in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and Tennessee. This land had been passed down for generations but by the end of the 1830’s, very few Native Americans remained. Because the natives […]

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Rock Music and The Diffusion of Imperialism in America

American Folk Music – as a part of folk culture. American Folk Music originated in Scotland and Ireland in the mid-eighteenth century. American Folk music’s hearth in the US is in the Appalachian mountains of Kentucky and Tennessee. American folk music didn’t change during the 18th and early 19th century because of its locational isolation […]

A History of The Rise of American Imperialism

The idea of American Imperialism had both its advocates and its critics. One only needs to look at a map to see which side won. America has greatly expanded since its own phase as a colony of the greatest European Empire of the time. America became her own Empire through the accusation of vast territories […]

An Argument Against American Imperialism

The decision of America to branch out and expand the country is a decision that has been highly debated over the course of America’s history. It was a difficult time in America, around the 1890’s; and America was faced with a dilemma. The working class was poor and most Americans felt it was because of […]

The Three Major Factors That Started The American Imperialism

The United States became an imperialist nation at the end of the 19th century because Americans wanted to expand over seas with their belief in manifest destiny. The three factors that started American imperialism were political and military competition including the creation of a strong naval force, economic competition among industrial nations and a belief […]