Historically, imperialism is the powerful force in the entire world over the previous five centuries, carving up entire continents, while oppressing native people and obliterating entire civilizations. Unfortunately, little efforts have been accorded to it by various groups, such as the politicians, media group, and academicians. According to research, imperialism has been disinfected, making empires become commonwealths. In addition, an imperialist forces intervention become issues of national protection, safety and ensures solidity in one or another region (Welch 78). Therefore, imperialism is the process whereby the central political and economic welfare of one country seizes for their enhancement of the land, labor, unrefined material’s, and markets of another country. During the early 1800s, a significant number of inventions and new ideas led to the transformation of people worldwide. Imperialism in terms of culture is the audition to inflict social or cultural characteristics on other countries. Such social or cultural norms include language. Such issues are forced on other countries in order to increase the political and commercial wellbeing of the imposer. The United States employed a considerable number of strategies to build the empire after and between the early 1800s and 1865.
According to further research, imperialism in the United States is the control of another nation against the articulated intention of its people. Imperialism can be both formal and informal. Concerning formal imperialism; an influential strange state manages the daily political, social, and economic affairs in another country. On the other hand, informal imperialism is the indirect organization, where an alien country works through internal intermediaries in order to control and manage a distant country. Therefore, as a result of the above concepts, it is noted that imperialism applies mostly to the history of the United States of America. For instance, after years of the Civil War, there is a substantial verification of Americans intensifying their economies, political, military, and cultural control over foreign countries.
Research reveals that the United States used the railroads, interchangeable parts, and the assembly line, machine guns and breech loading rifles as the main strategies in building the empire in the early 1800s. For instance, such advanced artillery provided an enormous gain in battle. The breech loading rifles were seen to be quicker than the previous muskets. For example, rather than loading, and packing filling, gun residue, and a musket ball, a cartridge could be put into the breech, then the gun could be fired, and this could happen more frequently throughout the fighting period. Thus, with such improved technologies, the nation was able to reduce or eliminate problematic tribesmen faster than before, hence the building of the empire successfully.
Imperialism comprises the utilization of power mostly in the form of military force. Thus, it is widely viewed as being morally objectionable, hence; the term has been used widely to criticize and harm the character of the alien policies of their opponents. Therefore, the United States used such powers in fighting its opponents hence building the empire during the 1800s and 1865 periods. This concept has led to several debates by economists and political theorists. For instance, they argue whether imperialism is advantageous to the nations that practice it and whether such advantages or other reasons ever substantiate a country in following imperialist policies. Some researchers, however, summarize by demonstrating that imperialism is the warranted product of the ordinary fight for endurance among people. On the other hand, other studies argue that imperialism is essential in order to ensure the security of the country.
Another strategy, used by the United States, includes taking full control of one or a considerable number of nations. For instance, this control was economic and political and showed the level of reliance among the minor countries. Moreover, imperialism in the United States was enhanced through the process of monopolizing the external trade of the inferior countries. In most cases, the imperial authority could take underdone materials from the colony and market its refined products in return. This, as a result, demoralized the development of any producing company, which could compete with its own products. Because of such actions, the subsistence countries become empty despite the fact that indigenous people were present. Therefore, through monopolizing the external trade of the minor countries, the United States was able to build an empire after and between the early 1800s and 1865.
The United States used its technological supremacy and the free trade in leading economic and intellectual imperialism. Technological superiority was in terms of extreme, powerful weapons, which gave the soldiers the capability to take out enemy forces faster than they had ever been able to accomplish in the previous years. Furthermore, these weapons enabled the process of reorganizing the armies to succeed, as well as, their strategies. Therefore, because of effective organization of the United States` armies together with quite powerful weapons of the time, the idea of warfare was absolutely transformed during the period of imperialism. Young, well-trained armies gained the potential to conquer much bigger armies hence providing room for building the empire by the United States in 1800 and 1865.
Opposition to the consumption of alcohol by the influential of the United States was also among the strategies utilized by the United States in building the emperor in early 1800 and 1865 (Rees 67). The process started by encouraging people voluntarily abstains from alcohol consumption. However, with time, the leaders begin to pass strict rules on alcohol consumption. For instance, they insisted that no person had permission to consume alcohol by the force of law within the border. Such laws were implemented to help prevent insecurity issues resulting from the consumption of alcohol inclusive of violence, theft, and war among others. Therefore, in order for America to achieve its goal of establishing its empire, it had to employ various strategies, such as putting restrictions of the consumption of alcohol within its borders to help eliminate or reduce some issues resulting from the use of alcohol, hence interfering with its plan.
In conclusion, imperialism is the process whereby the central political and economic welfare of a country seizes for their enhancement of the land, labor, unrefined material’s, and markets of another country. During the early 1800s, a significant number of inventions and new ideas led to the transformation of people worldwide. Imperialism in terms of culture is the audition to inflict social or cultural characteristics on other countries. Such social or cultural norms include language. The United States used various strategies in establishing the empire, and these include the railroads, interchangeable parts, and the assembly line, machine guns, and breech loading rifles as the main strategies, the utilization of power mostly in the form of military force. Thus, it is widely viewed as being morally objectionable, hence, the term has been used by the nation to criticize and harm the character of the alien policies of their opponents, used its technological supremacy and the free trade in leading economic and intellectual imperialism. In addition, the state involved itself in taking full control of one or a considerable number of nations. For instance, this control was in terms of economic and political and showed the level of reliance among the minor countries. Thus, with such strategies in place, the United States of America managed to establish the empire in early 1800 and 1865.