American History

Is this imperialism?   Please view the following resources: Crash Course U.S. History- Imperialism Video NPR- Fresh Air interview with Daniel Immerwahr Examine the following historical events. Select three events and argue whether or not these qualify as imperialism? Louisiana Purchase Seminole Wars Annexation of Texas Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo Purchase of Alaska Spanish-American War Foraker Act The … Read more

American History

Discussion 3: Historians and WWII Due July 17   Although historians still debate whether America should have entered WWI, there is a consensus that WWII was a defensive war and therefore the “right war to fight.”  Indeed, Americans who fought against international fascism and defended democratic liberalism during WWII have been heralded as the “Greatest … Read more