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noun as in expansionism

noun as in manifest destiny

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All of this, even before the twin forces of industrialization and imperialism got to work.

The memoir is also a portrait of the devastating effects of imperialism and racism on a person’s identity, self-worth and relationships—and offers a perspective on how a person can combat these legacies.

China is king on this continent, and while some citizens may grumble about a new imperialism, governments are eager for Beijing’s loans.

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America stood alone, untainted by imperialism, a beacon of hope to many who looked for a counterweight to colonialists rampaging across the globe.

Citizens in other Western countries have also recognized the common origins of transatlantic slavery and imperialism and have expressed a desire to address that history.

Like imperialism, the foundation of humanitarianism is that the West knows best.

Stringer depicts a country that is beset by complications of both past imperialism and current globalism.

Ottoman imperialism is now religiously overlooked for inclusion in postcolonial studies at Western universities.

Because for the global left, imperialism is the great sin of the modern world.

What Erik Loomis is proposing is left-wing economic imperialism.

The gradual recognition of the constitutional theory of the British empire, and the assumption by the principal Imperialism.

Already we had given Imperialism a criticism, and leavened half the press from our columns.

There is another side to imperialism besides dreaded anarchies.

Marx with his book is driving the states out of the trench of imperialism and capitalism.

It was a withering satire on Russian imperialism, and it stirred a wide response.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to imperialism, such as: development, progress, and economic expansion.

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