is an action that involves a country usually is a empire or a kingdom extending power by the territories it involves explotation oft these territories as the term imperialism is usually applied to the colonization of the americas between the 15th and the 19th centuries as opposed to the expantion of the americas between the colonization
1 -Many Westerners believed that Europe should civilize their little brothers beyond the seas. According to this view,non-whites would received the blessings of Western civilization, including medicine, law, and Christianity. Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) in his famous poem, “The White Man’s Burden” expressed this mission in the 1890s when he prodded Europeans to take up “their moral obligation” to civilize the uncivilized. He encouraged them to “Send forth the best ye breed to serve your captives’ need.” Missionaries supported colonization, believing thatEuropean control would help them spread Christianity, the true religion, in Asia and Africa
2-One of the most notable instances of American imperialism was the annexation of Hawaii in 1898, which allowed the United States to gain possession and control of all ports, buildings, harbors, military equipment, and public property that had belonged to the Government of the Hawaiian Islands.
3-The United States Puerto Rico as a spoil of victory in the Spanish-American War. Unlike the Philippines, annexation of Puerto Rico went much more smoothly. The U.S. viewed the territory not only as an important economic region, but it also s to establish a key naval base on the island. The governing of Puerto Rico moved rapidly, and a civilian government was established in April 1900 under the Foraker law. The law essentially established the territory as subject to all U.S. federal laws, but it has yet to become a state. Many think that Puerto Rico may become the 51st state.
4-Spain ceded the Philippines to the United States in 1898 under the terms of the Treaty of Paris. However, this marked the beginning of a brutal conflict between Filipino nationalists and the American military. The role of the U.S. in the Philippines was controversial, and many saw it as unabashed American imperialism. Those in favor of annexation feared another colonial power taking over the islands and threatening American economic concerns. President McKinley likewise viewed commercial interests as a key reason to acquire the Philippines. The battle for control formally ended in 1902, but the U.S. faced opposition in the Philippines for years.