U.S. History/Imperialism

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Gary Cummings, MS wrote at 2013-10-19 16:10:21
Much of our current bad economic state can be traced back to our history of US imperialism: Us imperialism in: Spanish American War in Cuba and the Philippines (we got Japanese Imperialism and the Castro revolution from that),Vietnam intervention (we are still paying off the cost of that unnecessary war), then comes Iran with our overthrow of Mossedq and the US installation of the Shah (We got the Iranian Revolution from that), then the US-Iraq War (it cost over a Trillion dollars, and was a waste of US lives and capital). Then the US backed death Squads in Central and South America (no wonder people turn to other economic systems). What did the US get from all of this: massive debt for the US Middle Class and massive profits for the rich. We also got the hatred of the world.


Gary Cummings, MS wrote at 2013-10-19 16:10:38
Much of our current bad economic state can be traced back to our history of US imperialism: Us imperialism in: Spanish American War in Cuba and the Philippines (we got Japanese Imperialism and the Castro revolution from that),Vietnam intervention (we are still paying off the cost of that unnecessary war), then comes Iran with our overthrow of Mossedq and the US installation of the Shah (We got the Iranian Revolution from that), then the US-Iraq War (it cost over a Trillion dollars, and was a waste of US lives and capital). Then the US backed death Squads in Central and South America (no wonder people turn to other economic systems). What did the US get from all of this: massive debt for the US Middle Class and massive profits for the rich. We also got the hatred of the world.


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I can answer just about any question on early American History. My specialties are the American Revolution through the Civil War/Reconstruction. I also have greater expertise in matters relating to military, political or legal history.

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I have lectured at George Washington University regarding the Civil War, as well as several elementary school Civil War demonstrations. I was also a member of a Civil War reenactment group for about 10 years.

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