Anti-Imperialist League (Boston, Mass.)
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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Anti-Imperialist League
Overview The Anti-Imperialist League was formed circa 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. Eventually, the League grew into a bipartisan mass movement of some 30,000 members in 30 states.The Anti-Imperialist League continued to challenge American intervention abroad...