Kristin Hoganson’s American Empire
Complete the essay based on the prompt below. The final product should be at least 1500 words (roughly six pages). The only sources required for this essay are the primary and secondary sources in Kristin Hoganson’s American Empire at the Turn of the Twentieth Century. Select at least eight primary sources to analyze and support your answer. You must also cite the introductory essay (a secondary source) as needed to provide background information.
Essay Topic: Describe and analyze the viewpoints of people who opposed American imperialism. What was their vision of the United States and how did it differ from those who supported imperialism? Do you think that people who criticized the government’s imperialist policies were unpatriotic? Why or why not?