United States military history
The military history of the United States spans a period of over two centuries. During those years, the United States evolved from a new nation fighting Great Britain for independence (1775–83), throu...
United States military history - Wikipedia
Facebook Slammed For Deleting Iconic Vietnam War Photo
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Iconic photos of the Vietnam War
Iconic Vietnam War photos
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United States military history
The United States has had to defend itself and help its neighbors for 230 years, I figured the 1812 would be a quick way to cover most of it up to this year....
Mexican–American War - Video
Timeline of the Mexican-American War.
Cold War - Documentary
For more information, or to order the Cold War DVD visit www.mediarichlearning.com. The epic struggle between Soviet communism and Western democracy and ca...
Military of the United States
The United States Armed Forces are the federal military forces of the United States. They consist of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. The United States has a strong tradition ...
Military of the United States - Wikipedia
Colonial American military history
Colonial American military history is the military record of the Thirteen Colonies from their founding to the American Revolution in 1775.
Rangers in North America served in the 17th and 18th-cen...
Colonial American military history - Wikipedia
American Revolutionary War
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the rebellion of thirteen of the North American colonies of Grea...
American Revolutionary War - Wikipedia
Northwest Indian War
The Northwest Indian War (1785–1795), also known as Little Turtle's War and by other names, was a war between the United States and a confederation of numerous Native tribes, with minor support ...
The Quasi-War (French: Quasi-guerre) was an undeclared war fought mostly at sea between the United States of America, Batavian Republic, and Great Britain against the French Republic and Spain fro...
Quasi-War - Wikipedia
Barbary Wars
The 'Barbary Wars were two wars fought at different times over the same reasons between the United States of America and the Barbary states (the de jure Ottoman Empire possessions of, but de facto in...
Barbary Wars - Wikipedia
Tecumseh's War
Tecumseh's War or Tecumseh's Rebellion was a conflict in the Northwest Territory between the United States and an American Indian confederacy led by the Shawnee leader Tecumseh. Although the war is of...
Tecumseh's War - Wikipedia
Creek War
The Creek War (1813–1814), also known as the Red Stick War and the Creek Civil War, was a regional war between opposing Creek factions, European empires, and the United States, taking place larg...
Creek War - Wikipedia
Peoria War
During the War of 1812, the Illinois Territory was the scene of fighting between Native Americans and United States soldiers and settlers. The Illinois Territory at that time included the areas of mod...
War of 1812
The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two-and-a-half years, between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies and its...
War of 1812 - Wikipedia
Seminole Wars
The Seminole Wars, also known as the Florida Wars, were three conflicts in Florida between the Seminole — the collective name given to the amalgamation of various groups of native Americans and ...
Seminole Wars - Wikipedia
Black Hawk War
The Black Hawk War was a brief 1832 conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of Sauks, Meskwakis, and...
Black Hawk War - Wikipedia
Mexican-American War
The Mexican–American War, also known as the Mexican War, the U.S.–Mexican War or the Invasion of Mexico, was an armed conflict between the United States and the Centralist Republic of Mexico (which be...
Mexican-American War - Wikipedia
Utah War
The Utah War (1857–1858), also known as the Utah Expedition, Utah Campaign, Buchanan's Blunder, the Mormon War, or the Mormon Rebellion was an armed confrontation between Mormon settlers in the Utah T...
Utah War - Wikipedia