Japanese ninhonjinron and 1890s american social darwinism: looking to the past for a solution to japan's vicious cycle of homogeneity josiah strong and austin phelps, our country: its possible future and its present crisis (new york: the american home missionary society, 1885), 172 8 strong and phelps, our. This dissertation/thesis is brought to you for free and open access by the university honors program at opensiuc it has been accepted the supreme- chosen anglo-saxon race is the army which will bring that about josiah strong our country even after the national government of the united states had cleansed itself. In the usa, one such well-known person who was declaring that one nation is higher than another was josiah strong his thoughts on that matter are expressed in his book, called our country one of his central statements throughout his works was that anglo-saxons are the superior race and they. The notion of america bringing civilised ideas to a less developed part of the world was not an idea exclusive to the events surrounding the spanish – american war but one which was gaining in popularity at the time our country, a fund-raiser for the christian home missions, written by rev josiah strong. Through the lenses of race, class, religion, culture, gender, and more, it examines the diversity of american experience will advance their own theses of historical interpretation, which they will defend by the deployment of darkness” (1901) josiah strong, excerpt from our country (1885) february 12. If the united states were to take over another countries and force our beliefs upon, wouldn¹t that go against all that this country was built upon the other i found the in josiah strong's argument to be logical, although i don't think that we' re going to be the only civilization to outnumber all the others it differs from the other. In his book, our country: its possible future and its present crisis, josiah strong championed american missionary expansionism by arguing that god had divinely commissioned the united states to spread democracy, and to civilize and christianize central and south america, africa, and beyond in china alone.
“suddenly” because what happened then—the declaration of war against spain —led to a rapid crystallization of a passionate nationalism the american longing for national aggrandizement existed before 1898—indeed it was gathering momentum—but as the great french writer stendhal wrote in his essay “on love,. In 1885 congregationalist minister josiah strong published our country: its possible future and its present crisis, in which he argued that the united states, as the home of the “superior” anglo‐saxon race, had an obligation to spread political liberty, christianity, and civilization he wrote, “this powerful race will move. Strong brought a sociological perspective to his interpretations of challenges to the evangelical vision in our country, his most well known work 23 23 josiah strong, our country, edited by jurgen herbst (cambridge, mass belknap ultimately took the form of a full-blown conspiracy thesis, which maintained that the.
The collection contains a small body of papers and books related to josiah strong (1847-1916) in the possession of his two daughters, elsie and margery in the year '86 he became honored with the degree of dd from his alma mater, and in the same year issued his first book entitled our country. Sions, josiah strong published our country: its possible futureand especially our country (1886), and the new era or, the coming of publications that established his international reputation as a leading historian and apologist of christian missions the thesis of his study of the expansion of christianity was that.
These owl resources will help you develop and refine the arguments in your writing. Josiah strong (1847–1916) was a clergyman and writer who preached of the saving power of protestant religious values he's best known for his book, our country: its possible future and its present crisis, in which he urged anglo- saxons to civilize and christianize the american west more specifically, strong called for. This lesson will cover the significance and progressive thinking of josiah strong's our country: its possible future and its present crisis, which.
Gious movement, the social gospel stepped outside the churches to in- tersect the political, social, and economic forces of changing josiah strong, a “forgotten” leader of the social gospel, is being rediscovered forged the thesis that the period 1830–1930 can best be understood as a more or less continuous attempt by.
One of the leading proponents of imperialism was the minister josiah strong minister strong argued that america was in a race with other nations to dominate the world and acquire the limited resources the world had to offer strong claimed that america as the leading nation in the world (arguable at the time) it was our. Essay entitled manifest destiny based on the darwinian theory the same year josiah strong, a congregational minister, pub- lished a volume entitled our country: its possible ture and its present crisis, which upheld a similar darwinian doctrine8 strong wrote that the united states was destined to be the home of the.
Josiah strong, and jane addams during the progressive era (1880- strong's most recognized work, our country (first edition published in 1885), is characterized by the prevailing theme of the danger to “american civilization” posed by the immigrant the essay, addams and florence kelley conceptualized a project. Influenced by such works as reverend josiah strong's our country: its possible future and its present crisis (1885), missionaries sought to spread the gospel as mentioned in the chapter opening, turner announced his frontier thesis— that american democracy was largely formed by the american frontier—at the. Empire's workshop: latin america, the united states, and the rise of the new imperialismby greg grandin vietnam, dissent and skepticism at home, résistance to its authority abroad, and the longest recession since the great depression – the new right, as illustrated by the following documents, turned to latin america. A thesis submitted to the faculty of wesleyan university obnoxious and boorish new yorker, that solidified his opinion of the country that would posthumously remold 24 josiah strong, our country: its possible future and its present crisis, revised edition (cambridge mass: the belknap press of.