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AMERICA BECOMES A WORLD POWER

AMERICA BECOMES A WORLD POWER

America in the 20th Century

From post–Civil War expansionism to Wilson's moral diplomacy, this cogently narrated overview consists almost entirely of archival footage with maps and graphics added for clarity. Subjects include America's rapid industrialization; expansionists (the "White Man's Burden") vs. anti-imperialists; Perry's expedition to Japan; Seward's purchase of Alaska; the annexation of Hawaii; war with Spain and subsequent U.S. involvement in Cuba, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Central America; the Boxer Rebellion; TR's big-stick diplomacy (Roosevelt Corollary); constructing the Panama Canal; and Wilson's incursion into Mexico. Approximately 30 minutes. ©2004.
This Title is part of the Series: AMERICA IN THE 20TH CENTURY

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BVM101DV-WBSSS 9780974541709 DVD $59.00

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