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Discuss how the views of Alfred T. Mahan helped shape US Naval development and strategy. What impact did his views have beyond the US?

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Here are a few points to think on:

1. Mahan pushed for the proliferation of the steam engine in military endeavors when many in the US Navy resisted such measures. Rather than rely on traditional sailing ships, which were unpredictable in comparison and quickly becoming obsolete, Mahan underscored the importance of the steam ...

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This is a set of notes over the contributions of Alfred T. Mahan to the development of naval strategy, both in the U.S. and around the world.