Category: Will Klein

American Business Influence of U.S. Expansion Throughout American history, economic interests of prominent individuals and businesses have been prioritized by the U.S. government due to the conflict of interest of… Read more »


When considering the rise of the United States of America, in the past 100 years in particular, one of the most crucial facets of American foreign policy has been overseas… Read more »

Westward Expansion

Carey, Mathew. 1814. “Missouri territory formerly Louisiana” Map. When considering American Expansion, one must start with Westward Expansion and the concerted effort to connect the nation to the Pacific Ocean… Read more »

Building an American Empire

National Railway Publication Company. 1914. “General Railway Map: The Official Guide of the Railways and Steam Navigation Lines of the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, and Cuba” New York… Read more »

Influences of the World Wars

Haywood, William. 1919. “Industrial Workers Of The World. With drops of blood. The history of the Industrial workers of the world has been written” Chicago, Illinois. In this document, Secretary… Read more »

Secondary Sources

Cobbs Hoffman, Elizabeth. 2013. American Umpire. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. Colby, Jason M. 2011. The Business of Empire: United Fruit, Race, and U.S. Expansion in Central America. Ithaca, New… Read more »