|a. ||Vigorous economic development of American dependencies.|
|b. ||The closed door--tariff assimilation or preference.|
|c. ||Policy of asserting right to veto foreign concessions in Caribbean
|d. ||Predominance of American private business interests in commerce and production of American dependencies.|
|4. ||Cultural and humanitarian.|
|a. ||Strong belief in American cultural and racial superiority.|
|b. ||Hence, remarkably vigorous development of education, with aim
of Americanizing natives; contrast with French adaptability.|
|c. ||Exceptional efficiency in police, sanitation, and material progress.|
XVI. IMPERIALISM AS A CAUSE OF WARReferences:--(Moon, ch. xviii). * K. Page, War, Its Causes, Consequences and Cure, ch. i. * W. Lippmann, Stakes of Diplomacy, 71-128. F. C. Howe, Why War. J. Bakeless, Economic Causes of Modern War,
chs. ii-iv. J. M. Clark,
Moulton, Readings in the Economics
of War, 22-57. Krehbiel, pt. 1, ch. ii. O. T. Crosby, International War:
Its Cause and Its Cure, chs. 32-36, 40, 41. B. Russell, Why Men Fight. G. L. Dickinson, Causes of International War. E. D. Morel, Africa and
the Peace of Europe. F. Delaisi, Oil, Its Influence on Politics. A. Fabrie- Luce
, La Victoire (Les Documents bleus, No. 11). P. Perreau-Pradier and M. Besson, L'Effort colonial des Alliés.
A. REVIEW OF WARS DIRECTLY CAUSED BY IMPERIALISM SINCE 1870.
B. IMPORTANCE OF IMPERIALISM AS A CAUSE OF WAR IN GENERAL.
C. IMPORTANCE OF IMPERIALISM AS A CAUSE OF THE GREAT WAR IN
|1. ||Rivalry between German imperialism in the Near East and Entente
aims, as background of Serajevo incident.|
|2. ||Alinement of powers in crisis of 1914 largely influenced by agreements
such as Anglo-Russian agreement of 1907 regarding Persia, Anglo-
French agreement of 1904 regarding Morocco and Egypt, Anglo-
Japanese alliance for protection of Asiatic possessions, Austro-
German solidarity in attempt to dominate Near East.|
|3. ||Earlier imperialist quarrels, such as Morocco crises, as important
factors in aggravating enmities and stimulating militarism, hence
as indirect causes of Great War.|
|4. ||Importance of imperialist causes of war, shown by war aims of Germans and by secret treaties among Allies during war (see Part 6,
D. IMPERIALISM AS A POTENTIAL CAUSE OF FUTURE WARS.
XVII. EFFECTS OF IMPERIALISM ON NON-EUROPEAN
References:--(Moon, ch. xix). * Woolf, Empire and Commerce, 337-68. J. A. Hobson, Imperialism, 235-304. # Bowman, 532-9, 547-51.
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Book title: Syllabus on International Relations.
Contributors: Parker Thomas Moon - Author, Institute of International Education (New York, N.Y.) - OrganizationName.
Place of publication: New York.
Publication year: 1925.
Page number: 67.
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