Voices of a People's History
Voices of a People's History

TEACHING GUIDE – CHAPTER 12 – “THE EXPANSION OF THE EMPIRE”

From the first days of English settlement, the boundaries of the New World were shaped by expansionist policies that pushed out the Indians, drove out the French and the Spanish, and eventually overwhelmed the Mexicans. When we examine foreign policy from this perspective, it is clear that the late nineteenth century represented, not a revolutionary departure from past policies, but an evolutionary shift.

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