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United States History America’s Entry into World War II

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RUNNING HEAD: IMPACT OF WARS ON GROWTH OF UNITES STATES’ POWER
Impact of wars on growth of Unites States’ power

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 Impact of wars on growth of Unites States’ power Impact of Spanish-American war After Spanish-American war, United States was an imperial power as it gained Puerto Rico and Guam Islands and purchased Philippines from the Spain after signing the Treaty of Paris. In 1900, Congress officially announced that Puerto Rico is a part of United States after passing Treaty of Paris. After this war, although Cuba got independence but due to “Platt amendment” Cuba remained tied with America. This situation increased the authority and power of America as Cuba cannot give any foreign power to interfere in between US and Cuba and also could not offer its territory to any other nation. US had power to buy or lease any naval base in Cuba. No one could abandon US intervene in Cuba’s political affairs to protect and preserve Cuba’s independence and to hold situation of law and order. That is how the America got growth and increase in its political, cultural, economic and military power [The Spanish-American war (2015)]. Impact of World War 1 Production of America boomed as a result of joining World War-1. As manufacturers had to keep pace in production to assist the war, ...
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