Major US Military Interventions Since 1890

Timeline created by rebecca_loraine
In History
  • US and the Phillipines

    The United States seized the Phillipines from Spain and killed over 600,000 Fillipinos.
  • World War I

    The United States fought Germany after the sinking of the Lusitania. They fight for a year and a half.
  • World War II

    Pearl Harbor is bombed, and the United States enters World War II. They fight Germany, Italy, and Japan until 1945,
  • Korean War

    South Korea is invaded across the 38th parallel by North Korea. The United States comes to South Korea's aid and they fight for a few years. An eventual cease-fire is signed.
  • Vietman War

    The United States gets involved in a war between North and South Vietnam. The battle rages on for many years, meeting much resisitance occurs on the homefront.
  • Persian Gulf War

    The US comes to the aid of Kuwait when they are invaded by Iraq.
  • War on Terror

    The United States is attacked by terrorists. A few months later, the War on Terror begins as the United States invades Afghanistan.
  • Operation Iraqi Freedom

    The United States invades Iraq in an effort to topple the regime of Saddam Hussein.