>Blue water navies are great for trade and expanding US imperialism to have things like rum, bananas, coffee and other big US companie's that want access to Spanish markets.
Trade and open markets are great for trade, wasting billions just so you can wave your big dick around all over the world is not. Merchant ships are more than capable of hiring protection on their own if waters are pirate-infested.
>Without a blue water navy, Americans would be at the mercy to more powerful nation's setting the standards.
Look up comparative advantage.
>When it comes to breaking up monopoly firms such as standard oil, US steel, Vanderbilt rail, Edison general electric, American Telegraph & Telephone, and J P Morgan financial industry
I can't be arsed to debunk every half-assed example of "muh robber barons" that some public school educated normie brings up, so to save us both a lot of time just read this:
>Hurr, JOOO! XDDDD
Jews love money, retard. Take any economic theory, whether its Austrian economics, neoclassical, commie shit, or even the Hamiltonian developmentalism that the fascists shill for, and I can point you too half a dozen Jews involved in its development. The kikes are involved with every school of economic thought that has ever existed, because the kikes are involved wherever money is involved. Therefore, it's stupid to dismiss any theory because Jews were involved, because to do that you have to dismiss all theories.