America Enters the World Stage
Back in 1890s new economic, political, and ideological developments brought about the outrage of imperialistic expansionism by the US. This movement arose during the Spanish-American war, a conflict that began over freeing of Cuba and came to an end with the highly controversial acquisition of the Philippines and other territories.
Americas Transition into a Super Power
According to Tindall and Shi (110), the United States began its revolutionary journey that facilitated its transition into becoming a superpower through the modification of its economy. The authors posit that the economic growth of the United States was exponential in the period between 1870 and 1916, when machinery became a widespread means of production of goods and services.