Telling the History of the U.S. Through Its Territories | History | Smithsonian

In this article, historian Daniel Immerwahr discusses the secret, u acknowledged history of the United States of America as an Empire.

He does this by exploring its territorial history. Most of these imperial territories have lain outside the ‘mainland’, therefore as President Woodrow Wilson said, ‘outside the country’s circle of imagination’.

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