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A TRANSITIONAL MOMENT: WILLIAM MCKINLEY’S FOREIGN POLICY RHETORIC AND AMERICA’S OUTWARD TURN

@inproceedings{Labinski2017ATM,
  title={A TRANSITIONAL MOMENT: WILLIAM MCKINLEY’S FOREIGN POLICY RHETORIC AND AMERICA’S OUTWARD TURN},
  author={Nicholas Labinski},
  year={2017}
}
The Spanish-American War marked a turning point in American history. For the first time in U.S. history, American soldiers were fighting overseas. After the war, the United States gained its first imperial territories. America’s new position in the world created a new rhetorical exigence that called for a redefinition of the American people and the United States itself. This dissertation explores this transitional moment and the foreign policy rhetoric of William McKinley in three separate… Expand