Democratic Value of Imperialism

Thesis:

The United States abandoned its democratic ideals in the pursuit of foreign colonies and territories during the late 19th century by going against their ideals of equality, liberty and justice.

The United States abandoned their democratic ideal of liberty when taking over Hawaii

America abandoned their democratic ideal of equality by imposing their social darwinism beliefs on the colonies.

The United States abandoned their democratic ideals of justice and fairness when they took control of Puerto Rico.

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