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DOCUMENT 18 Speech to Congress by Senator Henry Cabot Lodge; 1895



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DOCUMENT 18

Speech to Congress by Senator Henry Cabot Lodge; 1895

The great nations of earth are rapidly absorbing all of the unclaimed places in the world. It is a movement that spreads civilizations and advances the human race. As one of the great nations of the world, the United States must also get involved in this race before its too late. The tendency of modern times is toward consolidation .It is apparent in capital and labor alike, and it is also true of nations. Small States are of the past and have no future. The modern movement is all toward the concentration of people and territory into great nations and large dominations. The great nations are rapidly absorbing for their future expansion and their present defense all the waste places of the earth. It is a movement which makes for civilization and the advancement of the race. As one of the great nations of the world, the United States must not fall out of line of march.”



  1. Why must the United States expand, according to Lodge?

  2. Give an example of Nationalism from this speech:

 



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