What were the pros and cons of American Imperialism?

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What were the pros and cons of American Imperialism?

Imperial America:

The United States came to be a global power in the late 1800s at the same time that global powers began creating world-wide empires. Our own imperialism was primarily targeted towards our nearest neighbors in Latin America and the Pacific.

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The pros and cons of American imperialism depend on the side of the argument. Business owners benefited tremendously from the access to new areas...

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American Imperialism: Definition, Reasons & Rising International Power

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