A Growing Global Power

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Through imperial ambitions and the mobilization for World War I, businesses and the government established a new relationship to bolster American business interests and build the United States military. After the war, this relationship continued to prosper with the establishment of research foundations for military and medical programs. Even though the United States had increased its economic involvement with Europe by the end of the war, the nation began to distance itself politically and socially from Europe and focused on the Americas.

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