Foreign Affairs from Imperialism to Post-World War I (1898-1930)
The industrial and territorial growth of the United States fostered expansion overseas. Greater involvement in the world set the stage for American participation in World War I and attempts to preserve post-war peace. (Ohio's New Learning Standards: Social Studies)
The American Empire
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Professor Andrew Cayton, Miami University
Andrew Cayton is Distinguished Professor of History at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He received a B.A. with high honors (1976) from the University of Virginia and an M.A. (1977) and Ph.D. (1981) in American History from Brown University. He has been a Visiting Professor of History at The Ohio State University as well as the John Adams (Fulbright) Professor of American Studies at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Cayton has received awards for this teaching from the Associated Student Government of Miami University; the College of Arts and Science of Miami University; and the Ohio Academy of History. He has been a guest presenter at numerous TAH seminars throughout Ohio.
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