Andrew Carnegie And Anti-Imperialism

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This document was written in August 1898, after the end of the Spanish-American War and the beginning of the conquest of a new territory, the Philippines. It was written one of the wealthiest people in America in the 19th century, Andrew Carnegie, a self-made steel tycoon and vivid philanthropist. Andrew Carnegie had the ideology that some people “were incapable of assimilation into a democratic society.” He helped to finance the organization The American Anti-Imperialist League in 1898, with the purpose to express opposition to the annexation of the Philippines as an insular area of the United States. The document presents the arguments Carnegie had respecting the annexation of new territories to the United States, and while the term Anti-Imperialist