Race & Racism at the University of Richmond

"The American Theory of Colonization."

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Title

"The American Theory of Colonization."
The Messenger, Volume XLI
Short essay by Rowland on American colonization practices, page one of five (96-100).

Description

In this short essay supporting American expansion, S. J. Rowland gives a brief history on the concept of colonization by the British, and then gives a chronological history of the United States' acquisition of land in the contiguous country and abroad. The author explains in detail the good things that American occupation of the Philippines has brought the natives, and closes by stating that America will "continue to stand, as she has stood, for liberty enlightening the world" (100).

Creator

Source

Virginia Baptist Historical Society
Richmond, VA

Date

1914

Contributor

Caitlin McCallister

Format

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Collection

Citation

S. J. Rowland, “"The American Theory of Colonization." ,” Race & Racism at the University of Richmond, accessed August 26, 2019, http://memory.richmond.edu/items/show/153.