You’ve read many authors who argue that the United States has never been isolationist. Why is US isolationism in foreign policy a myth? In your answer, explain how the principles and conduct of early US foreign policy (pre-1898) contradict the idea of an isolationist foreign policy. Refer to specific statements by US presidents, including addresses and presidential doctrines, the history of US relations with other polities (including non-Europeans), and justifications for overseas engagement informed by US domestic hierarchies.
Answer this question in a three-page essay with an introduction, three body paragraphs, and a conclusion. Be sure to organize your essay around a single claim or thesis clearly stated in the introduction. Then, be sure that each body paragraph supports the claim with reasons and evidence. Use your conclusion to summarize your entire argument. You only need the readings assigned from class to answer this question (including the textbook).
Include these readings ( Immerwahr- The greater united states, Vucetic- What is so american about the American empire, Karp – This vast southern empire pp. 1-8, 59-79, Wilson’s fourteen points, Ambrosius – Wilsonianism 22-64, Mead- special providence, 3-29, Restad – American Exceptionalism 1-15, Washington’s farewell Address)
the files to these links are attached. Use the text for evidence
Reading for Immerwahr