Political History of America's Wars, 1st Edition

  • Alan Axelrod
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  • ISBN-10: 1604267216
  • ISBN-13: 9781604267211
  • DDC: 355.00973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 576 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released October 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

Political History of America's Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of America's major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This new volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of America's wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Key Historic Documents.
1: Biographies of Notable Individuals.
Preface.
2: The American Revolution (1771-1783).
3: Shays's Rebellion (1786-1787) and The Whiskey Rebellion (1794).
4: Little Turtle's War (1786-1795).
5: Franco-American Quasi-War (1798-1800).
6: Tripolitan War (1801-1805) and Algerine War (1815).
7: War of 1812 and The Creek War (1812-1815).
8: The Fredonian Rebellion (1826-1827) and The Aroostook War (1838-1839).
9: Seminole and Black Hawk Wars (1817-1858).
10: Texas War of Independence (1835-1836).
11: U.S.-Mexican War (1846-1848).
12: Introduction To The Indian Wars.
13: Early Indian Wars in California (1850-1860).
14: Early Indian Wars in The Pacific Northwest (1855-1858).
15: Apache and Navajo War (1860-1868).
16: Civil War Prelude (1854-1861).
17: Minnesota Santee Sioux Uprising and its Consequences (1862-1864).
18: The Civil War (1861-1865).
19: Reconstruction (1865-1877).
20: Cheyenne-Arapaho War (1864-1865).
21: War for The Bozeman Trail and Hancock's Campaign (1866-1868).
22: Snake War and Sheridan's Campaign (1866-1869).
23: Modoc war (1872-1873).
24: Red River (KIOWA) War (1874).
25: Apache War (1876-1886).
26: Sioux War For The Black Hills (1876-1879).
27: Nez Perce, Bannock, Sheepeater, and Ute Wars (1877-1879).
28: Sioux War of 1890-1891.
29: Philippine Insurrections (1896-1902).
30: Spanish-American War (1898).
31: Moro Wars (1901-1913).
32: The Boxer Rebellion (1899-1901).
33: U.S. Interventions in Panama (1903) and Nicaragua (1909-1912).
34: Punitive Expedition Against Pancho Villa (1916-1917).
35: World War I (U.S. Participation, 1917-1918).
36: Nicaraguan Civil War of 1925-1933.
37: World War II (U.S. Participation, 1941-1945).
38: Korean War (1950-1953).
39: Vietnam War (1954-1975).
40: The United States as Peacemaker.
41: U.S. Interventions in Lebanon (1958 and 1975-1992).
42: Civil Wars in Nicaragua and Honduras (1978-1990).
43: U.S. Invasions of Grenada (1983) and Panama (1989).
44: Persian Gulf War (1991).
45: War in Bosnia and Herzegovina (1992-1995).
46: U.S. Intervention in the Somali Civil War (1988-1994).
47: U.S. Intervention in The Kosovo Crisis (1996-1999).
48: War in Afghanistan and The War on Terror (2001-).
49: Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-).
Index.
Photo Credits.
Text Credits.