...American citizens. With economic development and the resultant advancements in science and technology, proliferation of employment-generating industries, infrastructures, and many more has elevated the lifestyle of the Americans. At the same time, the negative effect is that majority of the countries annexed by the US did not develop economically. Although these countries were given freedom, the annexation... s the assignment was due American Expansionism It is a common knowledge that nations will try to elevate to the top echelons through political, economic, and military expansionism. The United States is regarded as one of the main superpowers of the world, and the “seeds” for this elevation was laid ...