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International Impact and Domestic Advance

Alexander Tsesis

in For Liberty and Equality

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780195379693
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199949847 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379693.003.0014
International Impact and Domestic Advance

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American concerns for independence abroad took on a new urgency with the instigation of the Spanish-American War. The Declaration of Independence set the framework for national sovereignty in a changed world that witnessed the United States spreading its influence further abroad than might have been imagined by Thomas Jefferson and his revolutionary generation.

Keywords: Spanish-American War; Declaration of Independence; national sovereignty

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