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The Process Of Imperialism

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At the end of the nineteenth century, a new trend among the larger countries came about; imperialism. This is the process of one country taking charge of another country. Imperialism is made up of three main processes. The first process is military force, in this process a country will send military troops into other countries to physically implement new rules and behaviors when necessary. The second aspect of imperialism is global trade. The United States of America is always looking for new ways to bring in money, so by imperializing other countries and using the newly acquired land and goods, the superior country would make a profit. The last tool of imperialism is diplomacy (the making of deals without violence). From 1895 to 1945 imperialism…show more content…
Assuming that this man decides to sit down in Uncle Sam’s barber chair, Uncle Sam will use his scissors that have “education” and “civilization” written on them to transform this foreigner into a civilized man with the same values as the typical American man or woman. According to this image the foreign men can expect to come out looking similar to the three nicely dressed men in the background of this image. By changing all these uncivilized and uneducated men and women, imperialist Americans believe that they are bringing all the foreigners into the light and doing them a favor. Since there seems to be no violence or harm involved with the changing of the foreign men this image has taken on a pro-imperialism…show more content…
Similarly to the first image the creator purposefully makes Uncle Sam, an old white patriotic male, the center of attention. In this case Uncle Sam represents power and authority, similar to a dictator, with regards to the children who seem to be in a classroom. The creator of this image has also intentionally made Uncle Sam an authority figure as well as depicting him behind a desk similar to one a judge would sit behind or possibly someone who is a part of the military force, thus further emphasizing his point of violence and force that is associated and applicable to