United States Wars

  • American Revolutionary War

    American Revolutionary War
    Revolutionary War The American Revolutionary War, also known as the American War of Independence, was a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the thirteen "United Colonies" which expelled royal officials in 1775, set up the Second Continental Congress, formed an army, and declared their independence as a new nation, the United States of America in 1776.
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812
    War of 1812 History
    President James Madison asked the United States Congress to declare war on the British Empire. In his war message, Madison took principal aim at Britain's complete disregard of US sovereignty on the high seas. The war started in 1812 and ended in 1815.
  • Civil War

    Civil War
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    The American Civil War was a major war between the United States (the "Union") and eleven Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis. The Union, led by President Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party, opposed the expansion of slavery and rejected any right of secession. The war ended April 9, 1865.
  • Spanish - American War

    Spanish - American War
    Video on Spanish American War
    The Spanish-American War was a conflict between the Kingdom of Spain and the United States of America that took place from April to August 1898. The war ended in victory for the United States and the end of the Spanish Empire in the Caribbean and Pacific. Only 113 days after the outbreak of war, the Treaty of Paris, which ended the conflict, gave the United States control over the former Spanish colonies of P
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Video about the war!The Korean War, occurring a civil war between the states of North Korea and South Korea that were created out of the post-World War II Soviet and American occupation zones in Korea, with large-scale participation by other countries.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
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    U.S. military advisors first became involved in Vietnam as early as 1950, when they began to assist French colonial forces. In 1956, these advisors assumed full responsibility for training the Army of the Republic of Vietnam or ARVN. Large numbers of American combat troops began to arrive in 1965.