Now that you have learned about what Imperialism is an how it effected the United States during the late 1800s in today's lesson, let's take a look at why individuals thought it was good philosophy and embrace.

By class time tomorrow, (Wednesday, November 11th), please read the following article, entitled The United States Looking Outward. It was written by Alfred Thayer Mahan (we talked about him yesterday!) and is all about United States foreign policy. As you read, identify Mahan's thesis and find at least 4 ways he supports it.

You can find the article here.

Bring your notes to class tomorrow (Wednesday)!