The Empire And The People
?The Empire and the People?
Americans have the need to expand and set their goals high. Oversea expansion wasn?t a new idea that just popped up, but revived again. There have been many oversea probes and interventions by the 1890s and from that, ideology of expansion was widespread. The Monroe Doctrine even glanced southward into and beyond the Caribbean. Captain A. T. Mahan (well-known propagandist for expansion) was influential to American leaders as well as Theodore Roosevelt. He said that the biggest navies would inherit the earth, which was their Manifest Destiny. Now, it?s time for them to set their eyes on inheritance other than within the boundaries of the United States. It?s progress for the Americans to expand and want what they do not have (expand their sight and
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