- Words: 378
- Length: 1 Pages
- Topic: Literature - Latin-American
- Paper #: 31000487
Even the success in the Spanish American war of 1898, which turned the U.S.A. into a "young empire" as it received such possessions as Puerto Rico, Guam, Philippines and unlimited control over "independent" Cuba didn't make the U.S.A. A world power, as the world politics until 1918 took place mainly in the Old World.
High economical potential, which the U.S.A. acquired, by the beginning of the World War allowed it