$8.00 HIS100 week 4 dq2
HIS100 week 4 dq2
Discussion 2: “Empire Building: Moral, Economic, or Political?”
Dominant civilizations from the Romans through Great Britain to today’s super powers have given moral justification to the conquering and domination of other countries and their people. Students will respond to the following:
- For a country such as the U.S. that makes the equality and protection of rights one of the centerpieces of its own existence, explain how the annexation of foreign territories during this period was justified.
- Give two (2) examples of how the United States benefits by owning territories and having military bases around the world today.
- Describe the political impact to the party in power here at home when the U.S. military is victorious in a foreign war or takeover and when it is defeated.