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 For this week’s post, discuss how US overseas expansion influenced the characte

 For this week’s post, discuss how US overseas expansion influenced the characte

 For this week’s post, discuss how US overseas expansion influenced the character of the nation. How did the authors from this week’s readings link the concepts of immigration/migration and empire? How did US encounters in Asia and later with Asian immigrants influence the nation?  
Here are the readings and an additional one attached: 
 
The Debate Over Empire
 The Hawaiian Example
Reading Assignment:
Christina Duffy Burnett, “The Noncitizen National and the Law of American Empire”  
Read a short interview of the author here:
http://opiniojuris.org/2008/07/01/they-say-i-am-not-an-american-the-noncitizen-national-and-the-law-of-american-empire/Links to an external site.
Gary Okihiro: “Empire and Migration” short piece
https://www.nps.gov/articles/aapi-theme-study-imperialism-and-migration.htmLinks to an external site.
Primary Documents:   
“Hawaii: Life in a Plantation Society,” Library of Congress
https://www.loc.gov/classroom-materials/immigration/japanese/hawaii-life-in-a-plantation-society/

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