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Our type of govt, our traditions, our current pursuits, and our destiny welfare, all forbid our coming into upon a occupation of conquest, argued William Jennings Bryan, Colin Powell's predecessor as America's Secretary of kingdom. American anti-imperialist culture dates again to ahead of the statement of Independence: Presidents Washington and Jefferson warned opposed to imperialism of their farewell addresses to the rustic, Abraham Lincoln led the struggle in Congress opposed to wars of conquest, Henry David Thoreau spent his celebrated evening in reformatory as a part of a protest opposed to an imperialist conflict, and Frederick Douglass, Jr., and Dr. W. E. B. Du Bois wrote largely on expansionism. because the Bush management seeks to unfold American effect extra than ever sooner than, extra american citizens are asking even if imperialism threatens to ruin not only far-off lands however the usa itself. opposed to the Beast collects the writings, speeches, reviews, and cartoons of yankee anti-imperialist campaigners from 4 centuries, making the case that this most interesting of yank traditions has to be revered and renewed.

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