Essay on Role of the U S in Modern World 1

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America in the Modern World

America in the Modern World

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Thought Paper Writing Assignment on: America in the Modern World


This is a thought paper on the role of America in the modern world. Using your book and notes, plus two other sources of your choice, complete this assignment. Make sure you cite where you received your information for each question beyond the introduction. Paper must be at least six full pages. Write competent answers and use acceptable standards of writing style. Word process it using this form and electronically submit this to the instructor.

1. Write an Introduction on your reflections about how you believe the U.S. should participate in global affairs. (Use 1-3 paragraphs).

There is no doubt that the United States of America is the epitome of a global superpower. It is said that with great power comes great responsibility and this statement is very true in terms of the U.S’s participation in global affairs.

2. Discuss why the Spanish-American war is viewed by some as a move towards “imperialism” (Also use top of next page).

3. Compare and contrast U.S. policy with other imperial powers of the late 19th century.

4. Why do you feel America was hesitant to enter World War I?

5. President Wilson proposed the League of Nations which eventually led to the formation of the United Nations. Discuss whether or not such an institution is a good idea.

6. Did America’s role in the Great Depression affect other countries around