Explain the expansion of American power from about 1865 to about 1929.

HUMANITIES
Expansion of American Power from 1865 to 1929 Argumentative Essay

Question Description

 

Answer the following as a well-organized, formal, argumentative/persuasive essay. Be sure to

provide specific examples as evidence in support of your thesis. ( 3-5 pages)

Explain the expansion of American power from about 1865 to about 1929. Do you agree with

those scholars who argue that U.S. power was due to its economic wealth and industrial might?

Was it really all just economic or did ideas matter? Some writers have insisted that the nation’s

dynamism stemmed from the American character. Do you agree with that? If so, what makes up

the American character and how did it shape the country’s development?