By Ballard C Campbell,Ballard C. Campbell

From the yankee Revolution within the 18th century to the Iraq conflict within the twenty first century, wars have had a profound effect on U.S. historical past. all the 12 significant conflicts when you consider that 1775 has generated impassioned debate on important concerns, from independence, liberty, and emancipation to nationwide safety, imperialism, and democracy. those debates and controversies have remodeled either American society and diplomacy.

American Wars makes a speciality of one overarching controversy underlying each one conflict during which americans have fought, permitting scholars to appreciate the basic forces and disputes that experience formed those conflicts and their impression at the kingdom. This brand-new quantity examines controversies sparked by means of the yankee Revolution, the struggle of 1812, the Mexican struggle, the Civil struggle, the Spanish-American battle, international battle I, global conflict II, the chilly struggle, the Korean conflict, the Vietnam warfare, the Persian Gulf conflict, and the Iraq battle. American Wars positive aspects black-and-white illustrations, maps, chronologies, fundamental assets, and lots more and plenty extra to get scholars attracted to this interesting topic.

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