They were acquiring overseas Territories.
To get more power.
One reason a nation will become imperialistic is if they feel a need for more resources. For example, European countries expanded their reigns into Africa in order to take wood and precious metals from Africa.
acquiring overseas land guam, puerto rico, and phillipines.
It was imperialistic.It could not be a power at all if it did not mechanize and modernize its armed forces.
No, the USA has no need for colonies.
They wanted to gain an advantage in the competition for global resources. <--- Net
The US government saw this as an excuse to expand the nation. It was their "god given right" to be imperialistic.
Imperialistic and resource-driven.
The US Empire and its Imperialistic Military policy.
they made many infustrialized inventions throughout the time period.
the leader was a mental case
The most imperialistic state in the world is Great Britain (they have colonies in XXI century). So Russia is imperialistic not more than USA =)
The United States was not as imperialistic as other imperialistic countries were. The US only sought the Pacific and the Caribbean/Middle America. The Philippines were acquired during the Spanish-American War (as were several other American territories) and really exercised the US's westernmost desire.
No. Cuba's oppressive colonial history prevents its people from seeing the US as anything other than an imperialistic force.
is being part of the imperialistic approach beneficial to your country?
Rome was imperialistic in that she had an empire which was the second largest empire antiquity saw and the 17th largest in history.
The US, in its history was imperialistic. They annexed many lands into their "empire" (although the US government is not an empire). A few examples are Panama, Hawaii, Cuba, and the Philippines.
"Imperialistic" can be a subjective evaluation and opinion, but it can safely be said that under the present administration in power, definitely not.
That it was imperialistic.That it was not America's place to interefere in Spain's problems.That it was over there and therefore not a US problem.
Typically, imperialism is concurrent with power. Especially economic power. European nations used to be imperialistic before WWII, but the most imperialistic countries nowadays are the United States and China. The type of imperialism they project is not often political, but economic.