posted by sharice .
rationale for imperialism in the era 1890–1910 included all of the following ideas EXCEPT:
A. American ideas and institutions were superior to those of inferior nations.
B. the United States needed a vast buffer zone to offset communist expansionism.
C. American prosperity now depended on larger access to foreign markets and resources.
D. the spread of Christianity would help lesser nations develop morally.
I think the answer is D.
D. is not the right answer.
Note the dates in your question. Which of your choices did not occur then?
Yes. It's B.
Mahanism emphasized: A. The importance of the navy in imperial expansion B. opposition to the new imperialism of the US C. The spread of Christianity to remote nations D. The equality of people who lived in imperial territories