American Imperialism and the State, 1893–1921 by Colin D. Moore

By Colin D. Moore

How did the purchase of in another country colonies impact the advance of the yankee country? How did the constitutional procedure form the growth and governance of yankee empire? American Imperialism and the kingdom bargains a brand new point of view on those questions by way of recasting American imperial governance as an episode of kingdom construction. Colin D. Moore argues that the empire was once decisively formed by way of the efforts of colonial nation officers to accomplish better autonomy within the face of congressional obstruction, public indifference and boundaries on administrative means. Drawing on wide archival study, the publication focuses mostly upon 4 situations of imperial governance - Hawai'i, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic and Haiti - to focus on the fundamental rigidity among American mass democracy and imperial expansion.

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