Final Takehome Essay

Takehome Final Exam Questions.   For our final exam on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 (11AM – 12:50 PM) prepare the following essay in a 2-4 page essay double-spaced.  If you forget to prepare this essay ahead of time you will need to handwrite your essay during the exam. 

Question 4)  Explain the ideological, racial, economic and political rationale for the Spanish American War and for the annexation of Hawaii.   What were the major conflicts presented by these territorial acquisitions? To what extent had America become an empire and what are the problems of empire?   

There are a number of documents available from the Fordham Internet Sourcebook that will be helpful for this assignment.  

American Imperialism
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