The Anti-Imperialism League’s main issue with imperialism was

(A) Big Government

(B) Lack of individual rights for the new peoples

(C) ** ruling over people without their consent

(D) it would hurt businesses


Concept note-1: -The Anti-Imperialist League was formed in June 1898 [?] to oppose the war of the United States with Spain over Cuba’s fight for independence from Spanish rule. The United States also wished to expand its influence in the Carribean and across the Pacfic and so annexed the Philippine Islands and Puerto Rico.

Concept note-2: -The league argued against militarization and the creation of an overseas American Empire and asserted that the principles the United States had been founded upon needed to extend to foreign policy as well.

Concept note-3: -The Anti-Imperialist League opposed annexation on economic, legal, and moral grounds. The original organization was founded in New England and was absorbed by a new national Anti-Imperialist League.

Concept note-4: -What was the Anti-Imperialist League’s basic criticism of empire building? Imperialism violated this nation’s founding principles of freedom and democracy. A policy in which a strong nation seeks to dominate other countries poitically, socially, and economically.