• Why Much Of The World Does Not Like The United States: Article Review

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    3 pages in length. Examining the elements that brought and ultimately sustained America to such a level of imperial power by way of three articles -- David Barboza's When Golden Arches Are Too Red, White and Blue, Jeffrey Garten's 'Cultural Imperialism' is No Joke and R.C. Longworth's A Nation Alone: Even Our Friends Don't Share America's Image of Itself -- helps one to gain a significantly better perspective as to why so much of the world has taken a strong dislike toward this powerful nation, due in great part to America's insensitivity to the concept of multiculturalism. No additional sources cited.

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    necessarily have to exist any sort of democratic considerations as a means by which to operate that government. Examining the elements that brought and ultimately sustained America to such  a level of imperial power by way of three articles -- David Barbozas When Golden Arches Are Too Red, White and Blue, Jeffrey Gartens Cultural Imperialism is No Joke and R.C.  Longworths A Nation Alone: Even Our Friends Dont Share Americas Image of Itself -- helps one to gain a significantly better perspective as to why so much of the world  has taken a strong dislike toward this powerful nation, due in great part to Americas insensitivity to the concept of multiculturalism. In order for the student to realize the importance  these three articles have upon ones ability to reason why much of the world dislikes the United States, an historical basis must first be established. At the turn of  the twentieth century, the United States was on the verge of becoming one of the worlds most important imperial powers. The combination of public pressure, foreign policy elite and  agricultural/industrial capitalism clearly signaled a massive global change of significant proportions. "America became an imperial power and a recognized world leader in the 1890s, but both accomplishments represented the  results of a century of growing economic might" (Development of the United States). More than a century later, Barboza (2001), Garten (1998) and Longworth (2001) clearly illustrate the steps  America has taken to encourage such disdain from other global communities. Trying to push democracy upon the entire world is one of the primary reasons for such condemnation, according to  Garten (1998). That the United States stops at nothing to promote what it deems as the only viably humane approach to social existence speaks to the hypocrisy embedded in 

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