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White Mans Burden

Summary: This paper discusses the Kipling document, The White Mans Burden, and how he viewed other nationalities as inferior.
In the mid-1800's, Imperialism began to emerge as a way for countries to expand their territories. It was viewed as a way of increasing land, resources, and power. By the late-1800's, countries had gained an understanding that with the territorial expansion gained an understanding imperialism came unexpected problems and responsibilities. By 1899, England has looking for other countries to become involved in imperialism in the Orient. In 1899, Rudyard Kipling's poem, the "White Man's Burden" contained a strong message for United States to go into the Orient. In Alfred Webb's response "Mr. Kipling's Calling to America," and the San Francisco Call's editorial, we are presented with strong, yet diverse arguments as to why we should question the concept of our responsibilities to under developed countries.

Kipling paints the portrait that it is the white man's duty to save the natives of under developed countries such as India from...

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