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IMPERIAL EXPANSION AND THE PROBLEM OF HAWAII, 1898–1902

Allison L. Sneider

in Suffragists in an Imperial Age: U.S. Expansion and the Woman Question, 1870–1929

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195321166
eISBN:
9780199869725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195321166.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, American History: 20th Century

In 1898, during the Spanish‐American War, many anti‐imperialists assumed that members of the U.S. woman suffrage movement would be staunch critics of antidemocratic U.S. efforts to establish ... More


Global Power and the Illiberalism of Empire

Leslie Butler

in Critical Americans: Victorian Intellectuals and Transatlantic Liberal Reform

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830840
eISBN:
9781469606125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877579_butler.10
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the liberal critics' distrust of post-Civil War territorial expansion, and their growing concerns about the corruption and intrigue of American party politics. It describes the ... More


A Christian Nation

Susan K. Harris

in God's Arbiters: Americans and the Philippines, 1898-1902

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199740109
eISBN:
9780190252823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199740109.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. The book focuses on the debates over the Philippine-American War and the annexation of the Philippines. Drawing on the ... More


The Plain Citizen of Black Orientalism: Frank R. Steward’s Filipino American War Fiction

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the fiction of Frank R. Steward, an African American captain who served in the U.S. Volunteer Army in the Philippines during the Filipino-American War. His short stories feature ... More


Revising and Rejecting Antifriarism

Katherine D. Moran

in The Imperial Church: Catholic Founding Fathers and United States Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501748813
eISBN:
9781501748837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501748813.003.0006
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines American representations of Spanish friar history in the Philippines. It talks about how the Americans turned to the history of Spanish friars in order to think about their own ... More


US Torture of Prisoners of War in Historical Perspective: The Role of Delegitimization

Christopher J. Einolf

in Confronting Torture: Essays on the Ethics, Legality, History, and Psychology of Torture Today

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226529387
eISBN:
9780226529554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226529554.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter looks at US willingness to use torture as a means of combat, and the conditions under which its leaders and soldiers have thought torture legitimate. Prior to the US’s wars in Iraq and ... More


Making Empire in the Philippines: Filipinos, Moros, and the Ambivalence of Religious Freedom

Tisa Wenger

in Religious Freedom: The Contested History of an American Ideal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634623
eISBN:
9781469634647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634623.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter explores the politics of religious freedom in the Philippines during the early years of U.S. rule. It shows how U.S. officials used this ideal to negotiate the relationship between ... More


Mapping Empire: Cartography and American Imperialism in the Philippines

in Visualizing American Empire: Orientalism and Imperialism in the Philippines

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226075334
eISBN:
9780226075303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226075303.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter argues that maps helped define Americans' experience of the Spanish–American and Philippine–American Wars, a notion of mapping that it extends by investigating how the American military ... More


Wielding the Big Stick, 1901‒1909

Benjamin J. Wetzel

in Theodore Roosevelt: Preaching from the Bully Pulpit

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198865803
eISBN:
9780191898136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865803.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter interprets Roosevelt’s foreign policies as president. It begins by examining the religious background of his support for imperialism—especially the Philippine-American War and the ... More


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