Start Date

28-4-2016 9:00 AM

End Date

28-4-2016 10:15 AM

Disciplines

American Politics | Political History | United States History

Subjects

American imperialism -- Philippines -- 1899-1900, American imperialism -- Moral and ethical aspects, Imperialism -- Social aspects -- United States -- 19th century

Abstract

This paper focuses on the Philippine-American conflict that occurred in the late nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. It investigates the instances in which imperialism were justified by the American people. The Philippine-American war was a conflict that brought the morality of traditional American values into question. Americans were forced to face a backlash of rebel resistance on the islands as well as anti-imperialist movements at home. This war defined not only America as a world power, but as a symbol. It paved the road for the century of Americanism to come.

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Apr 28th, 9:00 AM Apr 28th, 10:15 AM

The Effects of Imperialism on the US: 1899-1902

This paper focuses on the Philippine-American conflict that occurred in the late nineteenth century and the beginning of the twentieth century. It investigates the instances in which imperialism were justified by the American people. The Philippine-American war was a conflict that brought the morality of traditional American values into question. Americans were forced to face a backlash of rebel resistance on the islands as well as anti-imperialist movements at home. This war defined not only America as a world power, but as a symbol. It paved the road for the century of Americanism to come.