“America Becomes An Empire”

Please respond to the following questions in a post of no fewer than 200 words.

The United States prides itself on support of democracy and the protection of human rights. After watching the video below students need to discuss how the United States reconciled this view with the annexation of foreign territories during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries? Support your response with at least two examples from the video . Think about American foreign policy today. How has foreign policy changed since the late nineteenth century in terms of annexation and nation building? Support your response with one current foreign policy issue or action. When answering this question think about whether or not the United States is involved in annexing and practicing nation building even today?