The result was a brutal guerrilla war that stretched on for years. Theory[ edit ] German Chancellor Otto von Bismarck repeatedly let it be known that he disliked imperialism, but German public opinion forced him to build an empire in Africa and the Pacific in the s  In the late s, the term "imperialism" was introduced to the English language by opponents of the aggressively imperial policies of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli — The political division of the world into colonies by the great powers, in which the great powers monopolise investment.
The Philippine Independence Act created in the following year the Commonwealth of the Philippines, a limited form of independence, and established a process ending in Philippine independence originally scheduled forbut interrupted and delayed by World War II. NATO, as the force for the defense of the financial oligarchs, sought to squash all forms of anti-imperialism in Africa, but the NATO intervention and its catastrophic aftermath only strengthened the resurgence of anti-imperialist ideas among the peoples of Africa.
Monroe Doctrine: A newspaper cartoon about the Monroe Doctrine. The war also effectively ended the Spanish Empire. Miller of the Thirty-second United States Volunteers, this is the way we give them the water cure; lay them on their backs, a man standing on each hand and each foot, then put a round stick in the mouth and pour a pail of water in the mouth and nose, and if they don't give up pour in another pail.
Bush invaded Iraq, in what is known in the United States as the Iraq War, to further these same objectives and to impress upon the subordinate imperial states such as Germany and Japan that the United States was more than ever the dominant force among global capitalists.
During this time, industrialization caused American businessmen to seek new international markets in which to sell their goods. Making matters more complex, groups often critical of the state in domestic matters, such as farmers or workers, could be advocates of imperial growth out of self-interest because they needed foreign markets for their crops and manufactures.
The writer O. Although it remained Spanish territory politically, Cuba started to depend on the United States economically.
It was a cross-ideological organization against empire. Out of these struggles for climate justice have emerged new global alliances, especially from the South where there is now a common language of struggle.