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By Ballard C Campbell,Ballard C. Campbell

From the yankee Revolution within the 18th century to the Iraq warfare within the twenty first century, wars have had a profound influence on U.S. heritage. all of the 12 significant conflicts on account 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 specializes in one overarching controversy underlying each one warfare within which american citizens 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 through the yankee Revolution, the warfare of 1812, the Mexican conflict, the Civil struggle, the Spanish-American struggle, global conflict I, global struggle II, the chilly conflict, the Korean warfare, the Vietnam conflict, the Persian Gulf conflict, and the Iraq struggle. American Wars positive aspects black-and-white illustrations, maps, chronologies, fundamental resources, and masses extra to get scholars drawn to this interesting topic.

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